Testing development

Oxford Brookes University conducts testing and supports product development through a variety of centres and research groups. For more information about these services or to discuss specific requirements you have that are not listed here, please contact the Research and Business Development Office.

Specific testing and product development services

Material and Product Development

  • Tensile and Torsion Testing
  • Stress Concentration Mapping
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Moiré Interferometry
  • Cryogenic Testing
  • Photo-elasticity Testing

Construction and Infrastructure

  • Integrity testing for cladding materials
  • Flexural Strength Testing for pallets and support structures
  • Static Load Testing
  • Concrete Cube dry density and strength testing for both quality monitoring and material development
  • Load Cell Calibration


  • Microscopy and Immunocytochemistry
  • Nutrient Analysis
  • Protein expression optimisation
  • Geographical information systems analysis

Human Performance

  • Physical, physiological and metabolic testing of athletes
  • Fitness Programmes for all

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