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Explore our science facilities

When studying a science degree at London Met, you'll have access to our £30 million Science Centre – home to a superlab with 280 individual workstations, as well as state-of-the-art sports science and therapy facilities, dietetics labs – take a look at all of this and more in our video.

Learn in world-class laboratories

At London Met, we’ve spent over £30 million to create one of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe.

Inside the facility, there are a number of laboratories including the superlab, tissue culture/microbiology laboratories, nutritional psychology and food technology laboratories, a psychophysiological laboratory, a nuclear magnetic resonance room and an environmental chamber.


In our superlab we have over 280 workstations with headphones and computers, allowing teachers to speak directly to you as you carry out  tasks. Teaching classrooms allow multiple lessons and tests to take place at the same time.

Tissue culture / microbiology laboratories

Discover the next breakthrough for tissue culture with our research and microbiology-based work spaces. Work done on airborne or transferable viruses at the University helped one of our students to discover new information about the Ebola virus, saving many lives as she helped find the services to capture the disease in patients.

Nutritional psychology and food technology laboratories

The University’s nutritional psychology and food technology laboratories allow you to explore the physiological effects of exercise by collecting data and investigating the connections between exercise, health and nutrition. To help you gather the most accurate data available, you’ll have access to specialist equipment including a Cybex machine, Bod Pod, Tanita body scanner and a DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) bone densitometer.

Psychophysiological lab

The Science Centre has its own psychophysiological lab, equipped with three different rooms with PCs and specialist BIOPAC physiological monitoring hardware and software.

Environmental chambers and nuclear magnetic resonance room

You can also make use of our environmental chambers for exploring the thermal impacts of exercising and drinking, as well as access our nuclear magnetic resonance room, where you will learn about nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometry.