On Campus Buildings, Facilities and Equipment

The Macleay Building Heydon Laurence Building The Carslaw Building Badham Library
The Macleay Building Heydon Laurence Building The Carslaw Building Badham Library


The School occupies a number of buildings with a wide range of equipment for experimental biology and other areas of research. Buildings and facilities include Science Road Cottage A10; Edgeworth David Building A11; Botany Annex A13; a glasshouse complex and garden, the John Ray Herbarium; Temporary Glasshouses on Ross St and the Bosch Glasshouses D16; the Native Animal House; the Haswell Museum; many constant temperature rooms and programmable controlled environment cabinets; fresh and sea water aquarium rooms; PC2 laboratories and the Badham teaching laboratories; imaging services including photography, microscopy and poster printing and laminating (run by Malcolm Ricketts); as well as technical services for the design and construction of equipment.

There is a good range of microscopes and access to the excellent facilities of the University's Electron Microscope Service. The School is constantly upgrading its computer facilities and is fully networked with access to a large number of library and other data bases within and beyond the campus.

Other University facilities are usually available by arrangement (see cooperative research) including other animal houses, glasshouses, crop science facilities, MRI, etc.

The University has the largest library in Australia which has a branch library in Biology (Badham) situated conveniently close to the main research areas.