Testing development

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    Testing/product development

    Oxford Brookes conducts testing and supports product development through a variety of centres and research groups. Examples of specific testing and product development services offered by the University include:

    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

    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.

  • Contact us

    For general enquiries:

    +44 (0)1865 484204

    +44(0)1865 483080

    Specific enquiries

    Business School:  https://www.brookes.ac.uk/business/business-engagement/
    School of Education:  https://www.brookes.ac.uk/school-of-education/partnerships/
    Education and Teacher training:  education-schoolexperience@brookes.ac.uk
    Humanities and Social Sciences: hss-placements@brookes.ac.uk
    Technology, Design and Environment:  tdeplacement-enquiry@brookes.ac.uk
    Health and Life Sciences:  dgoult@brookes.ac.uk