Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences,
The University of British Columbia

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PCIGR Partners with Nu Instruments

January 2012

PCIGR is pleased to announce a joint venture with Nu instruments Ltd. (UK), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance mass spectrometers.

PCIGR’s newly completed ~$7.5 million UBC facility has been named “nUBC” to commemorate the partnership. The custom-built 2200 ft2 laboratories will house 4 Nu Instruments mass spectrometers and become an important demonstration facility and research & development centre.

As part of this new collaboration, PCIGR and Nu Instruments recently partnered on a >$2.4 million grant proposal to develop a student training program in geochemistry.