This page covers the registration process to access the Nikon A1R confocal in the Eastern Hill Precinct Node of the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform.
You are required to complete all of the below sections BEFORE you can book in an instrument induction.
If you have any questions then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
EHP registration, OHS documentation & Training documents
Please read the below information, download and fill in the relevant forms. You are required to provide the below forms/info BEFORE you can book in an instrument induction.
The computer is accessed using a shared local account and users create a username and password within NIS elements.
The computer is networked for data transfer via our data-mirror. Non-UoM staff/students will need to apply for a contractor account to be able to access the data via the license server.
Those requiring a contractor account, will need to request one by email to email@example.com
The microscope is located in level 3 of the Clinical Sciences Building. For access to the laboratories you will require a confocal visitor card that can be collected from a key safe (labelled "scope") on the ground floor at the Clinical Sciences Building. The code will be provided after local induction.
Laboratory safety induction
All researchers performing work within the confocal laboratory will have to attend a local building safety induction.
Please download the below files, read and fill in where required. Once this is complete please contact Eastern Hill OHS team to arrange a local induction:
Files Download I8 - Confocal induction form Link SOP20 - Behavioural requirements PC2 Behavioural training record AS NZS 2243.3 Extracts
You are required to declare that you have done this training at the end of this page
User Agreement Form (UA Form)
You will need to complete the user agreement form. University of Melbourne researchers are required to provide a default Themis code for billing. External researchers are required to provide a Invoice information or a Purchase Order number.
You will need to submit an electronic copy (e.g. scanned or with electronic signature) of this form at the end of this page
Before booking in an instrument induction you will need to complete the following steps:
1) Training Documentation: Read the relevant training documentation (Instructions, SOP & RA; download here).
You are required to declare that you have read these documents at the end of this page
2) Competency Assessment: Complete the relevant competency assessment. You are required to get 100% to pass the assessment. You will need to click on the "View my score" option at the end of the quiz to see your score and you can use the "edit my responses" option to correct any incorrect answers.
Please take a screen grab of your 100% score and submit this below
3) Online Booking System: Register for the booking system via this link and request access to the instrument. Further instructions are provided with the training documentation.
You will need to submit an electronic copy of your competency assessment result at the end of this page