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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:


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.


Clinical Trials Unit

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


High-throughput Sequencing

High-throughput sequencing has revolutionized molecular bacteriology.


Human Metabolism Unit

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


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


Warwick Evidence

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


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.