School of Medical Sciences

Biomedical Imaging Research Unit - general information

Who can use the unit?

The University of Auckland researchers and external users are welcome to use the Biomedical Imaging Research Unit and may discuss their project needs with Hilary Holloway or Jacqui Ross.

User charges

User charges apply for the use of some equipment. For specific information on charges, please contact

Equipment training

Hands-on instruction on the instruments is designed to train users to become independent operators and on-going support is available from staff in the BIRU. For information on training, please contact


Bookings for all instruments are done through our electronic booking system.

You must have completed training before you will be given authorisation to book any of the systems. All enquiries about the booking system should be addressed to Ratish.