a national collaborative research facility

  • for the characterisation of materials at the micro, nano and atomic scales
  • making expert support, training and instruments accessible to all researchers
  • enabling world-class Australian research and innovation

Access microscopy and microanalysis at our locations around Australia. Our optical, electron, X-ray, scanning and ion-beam techniques are complimented by world-leading platforms such as atom probe tomography and advanced ion probes. Try our popular online tools, Technique Finder and MyScope to advance your research and microscopy training.

From healthcare to agriculture, engineering to archaeology, we enable Australian science. In addition to our core offering of microscopes, training and services to researchers, we engage with the wider community through exhibitions, publications and conferences. For science success stories, see our online and printed News & Media and watch our Impact video.


Over $1million from NSW Government

January 22, 2016

The AMMRF has been successful in attracting over $1million from the NSW Government Research ...Read More


Hazer Group live on ASX

December 11, 2015

Hazer Group was established in 2010 from technology developed at UWA to produce clean hydrogen and ...Read More

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Global BioImaging

December 1, 2015

AMMRF and NIF announce their inclusion in EU Horizon 2020-funded Global BioImaging (GBI) project ...Read More