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Research Platforms

WMS has a number of facilities that support and promote a range of research activities. Researchers also have access to a range of facilities hosted in other areas of the university. These research platforms include:

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Biological Mass Spectrometry

The Mass Spectrometry Analysis Unit is a dedicated research unit based in the Clinical Sciences Building at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire.

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Clinical Trials Unit

Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (WCTU) is an academic unit undertaking clinical trials addressing real issues of local, national and international importance.

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High-throughput Sequencing

High-throughput sequencing has revolutionized molecular bacteriology.

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Human Metabolism Unit

The HMRU features two whole body calorimeters, a ‘bodpod’ for air displacement plethysmography and facilities for cardio-pulmonary exercise testing.

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Image Factory

The Image Factory hosts a collection of microscopes providing a range of imaging techniques from live cell imaging to single molecule mechanical recordings.

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Pathology

The pathology research platform based at UHCW supports multidisciplinary clinical research within a fully accredited NHS laboratory

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Warwick Evidence

Warwick Evidence undertakes reviews and evidence synthesis on behalf of a range of policy makers.

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Allied Facilities and Platforms

Allied facilities and platforms include NIHR West Midlands Research Design Service, Digi Lab, Gait Lab, Royal College of Nursing Research Institute.