Usage Charge

BOMP CHARGING RATES

Different rates will be applied based on your financial affiliation. UoM Researchers are who holds UoM Themis account. External Researchers/Industry Researchers are who doesn't have UoM Themis account (Payment via Invoice). Any instrument usage under the collaboration agreement will be charged at the user operated rate.

Charging TypeCategoryRate
User OperatedCategory 1$5/h
Category 2$20/h
Category 3$25/h
Category 4$10/h
User Operated (After hours, 5pm-9am)Category 2$10/h
Category 4$5/h
TrainingCategory 1 & 2 & 3$100/h
(Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology researchers will not be charged for usage of instruments in the Peter Doherty Institute)

See below for category detail.

Charging TypeCategoryRate
User OperatedCategory 1$15/h
Category 2$35/h
Category 3$100/h
Category 4$15/h
TrainingCategory 1 & 2 & 3$125/h

See below for category detail.

Charging TypeCategoryRate
User OperatedCategory 1$20/h
Category 2$45/h
Category 3$100/h
Category 4$15/h
TrainingCategory 1 & 2 & 3$125/h

See below for category detail.

This charge structure is for the use of the Nikon A1R Confocal Microscope in the Clinical Sciences Building, St. Vincent's Hospital only. Different rates will be applied based on your financial affiliation.

AffiliationRate
Dept. of Medicine, St. Vincents HospitalUser Operated: $30/h
Training: $65/h
Dept. of Surgery, St. Vincents Hospital
Dept. of Surgery, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
Dept. of Otolaryngology, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
St. Vincent’s Institute
St. Vincent’s Hospital Immunology Research Centre
Dept. of Clinical Neurosciences, St. Vincent’s Hospital
O’Brien Institute
Bionics Institute
Centre for Eye Research Australia
External (none  of the above)User Operated: $50/h
Training: $65/h

BOMP CHARGING CATEGORIES

Instrument usage / Charges have been split into 4 categories based on the instrument’s specifications

Category 1  
InstrumentTypeLocation
Deltavision EliteWidefield (live sample)Bio21 Institute
Operetta High ContentHigh Content (live sample)Medical Building
Category 2  
InstrumentTypeLocation
Zeiss LSM900Confocal (Inverted, live sample)Medical Building
Zeiss LSM880Confocal (upright)Medical Building
Zeiss LSM800Confocal (upright)Medical Building
UltraMicroscopeIILightsheetMedical Building
Leica SP8Confocal (Inverted)Bio21 Institute
Zeiss Elyra / LSM880Super-resolution / Confocal (Inverted)Bio21 Institute
OMX BlazeSuper-resolutionBio21 Institute
Zeiss LSM700Confocal (Inverted, live sample)Peter Doherty Institute
Zeiss LSM780Confocal (Inverted)Peter Doherty Institute
Olympus FV3000Confocal (FLIM)Physics
Category 3  
InstrumentTypeLocation
Zeiss LSM710-NLOMulti-photonPeter Doherty Institute
Olympus FVMPERSMulti-photonPeter Doherty Institute
Category 4  
InstrumentTypeLocation
Diamond ComputerRemote access
ImarisSoftwareOnline server
HuygensSoftwareOnline server