National Environmental Isotope Facility


The NEIF has an ongoing review and improvement process, if you have a couple of minutes to spare please complete the annual user survey.

If you would like to access NEIF facilities the next application deadline is 3 April 2024.

What is the National Environmental Isotope Facility?

The National Environmental Isotope Facility (NEIF) offers world-leading integrated analytical capability to support the UK NERC science communities.


A highly skilled team and advanced technology means we can get a lot of data from isotopes for geochronology, organic compound analysis and much more!

How to apply

If you are eligible for a NERC training award or research grant, you can apply for access to NEIF.

Our science

NEIF supports research across NERC remit and covers environmental, life, geochronology, and earth sciences.