Facilities available at the NRF


The NRF is a purpose built facility which provides access to infrastructure, equipment and technical expertise in a range of fields. The facility operates an open access policy to help promote and strengthen research within its core capabilities through collaborations with researchers in academia, both internal and external to DCU, and with industry. 

All equipment and suites of equipment registered with SFI and HEA to allow access charges be applied to grants from National Agencies and the EU.

Find out more about the extensive facilities offered at the NRF below


Materials and Surface Analysis


Materials Processing

Enhanced Specification Labs


Other Facilities

DCU Research Infrastructure Network


The facilities at the NRF form part of the overall DCU Research Infrastructure Network. A full list of equipment and facilities available through this network can be found here