The ISAAC mobile laboratory gives access to unique in-house developed instruments and methods and a range of complementary commercial techniques for in-situ analysis.

Our team specialises in interdisciplinary research at the interface between science and heritage, from instrument development to data science and interpretation of results for heritage applications.

ISAAC Mobile Laboratory for global access – unique mobile instruments & complementary techniques for in situ imaging & sensing

The projects that we have been involved in are related to the analysis of a range of cultural heritage objects, from manuscripts and various types of paintings to vitreous objects and rock art.


Our collaborations extend from all the national museums and heritage organisations as well as some regional museums in the UK to heritage organisations around the world from Europe to the USA, China and New Zealand.

ISAAC Mobile Laboratory for global access – locations visited by ISAAC mobile lab



ISTeC 003

School of Science and Technology
Nottingham Trent University
Clifton Campus,

NG11 8NS

Tel: +44 115 84 86360

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