Adelaide Spectroscopy

Adelaide Spectroscopy provides NMR, Mass Spectrometry and spectrophotometer research equipment for internal and external researchers in, or associated with, the chemical sciences.

Housed within the Badger building on the University's North Terrace campus is our facility with a prime focus on chemistry research. The facility offers a range of NMR and Mass Spectrometry services as well as training for hands on use of the equipment.


Research equipment

The following equipment is available for use within the Adelaide Spectroscopy facility:

MS instruments

  • Agilent HRMS Mass Spectrometer
  • Micromass (Waters) QTOF Mass Spectrometer
  • Shimadzu GC-2010 GC-Mass Spectrometer
  • Shimadzu Tracia Gas Chromatograph
  • Shimadzu Nexis Gas Chromatograph
  • Shimadzu Liquid Chromatograph

NMR instruments

  • Agilent 500MHz NMR spectrometer
  • Agilent 600MHz NMR spectrometer

Small instruments

  • Cary 5000 UV-Vis spectrophotometer
  • Cary Eclipse Fluorescence spectrophotometer
  • Perkin Elmer FTIR spectrometer
  • FLUOstar Plate Reader

Contact us

If you would like to carry out any of our services, discuss the capabilities in further detail, including methodologies, or simply explore the possibilities available please contact us.

Professor Hugh Harris

Scientific Director


Paul Smith

Research Technical Services and Facilities Team Leader


Phil Clements

Senior Services & Facilities Officer (Analytical)


Adelaide Spectroscopy is located on the lower ground floor of the Badger Building at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus.

Delivery address

Adelaide Spectroscopy,
University of Adelaide
Adelaide, South Australia 5005

Postal address

Adelaide Spectroscopy,
c/o Philip Clements
University of Adelaide
Adelaide, South Australia 5005