Facilities

RLI Office in the Research Hub

RLI staff and students have their home in the Inverness College Research Hub of the College Building on the new Inverness Campus. The Research Hub is equipped with high-spec computing facilities for bioinformatics, modelling, statistical analysis and GIS.

In the office of the Rivers and Lochs Institute

BioMAG Laboratory

The RLI BioMAG (Biodiversity Management Applied Genomics) facility is located in An Lòchran, adjacent to the College, and is equipped with state of the art technology for molecular genetic analyses in support of biodiversity research, including a high throughput Next Generation sequencing machine (MiSeq).

BioMAG Laboratory

Mobile Field Laboratory

The RLI has secured funding for a mobile field laboratory to support educational outreach programme in schools, field courses, graduate research and contract projects.  It will encompass a 4x4 van with basic lab facilities and sampling equipment including boats and aerial and aquatic drones.