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NMR Training

You can access our NMR facilities directly either as a SERVICE or through TRAINING.

Training is provided inhouse to all researchers and students.

This consists of:

NMR Application for Training

  • Booking - NMR Training Booking the form can be filled in and handed to Room F39 in the Chemistry Department or e-mailed to chemistry@ru.ac.za
  • Initial training is conducted regularly depending on the trainer's availability and you will be notified of this by e-mail.
  • Training is followed by supervised practice before a short theoretical test. If you successfully complete the test you will then be allowed to use the 300 and 400MHz spectrometers.

The booking system is available online and as you qualify to operate an instrument it will be made available for you to use.  Demonstration of proficiency may be required through a practical test to access advanced functions.

This training process is both to protect our investment as well as to meet new requirements around reporting.

How the application process work


Step 1

Contact the Chemistry Department Administrator

Mrs Benita Tarr

chemistry@ru.ac.za or b.tarr@ru.ac.za

Step 2

The administrator will mail you an application form

Mrs B Tarr


Step 3

Complete the application form and submit the form

Mrs B Tarr

chemistry@ru.ac.za or b.tarr@ru.ac.za

Step 4

Generate a quotation

Mrs B Tarr/operator


Step 5

Accept quotation and supply invoice details 



Step 6

Generate invoice/IDO

Mrs B Tarr


Step 7

Make payment



Step 8

Mail proof of payment to Administrator

Mrs B Tarr


or b.tarr@ru.ac.za

Step 9

Submit samples


chemistry@ru.ac.za or b.tarr@ru.ac.za

Step 10

Assign Operator

Mrs B Tarr


Step 11

Analysis 7 – 10 working days



Step 12

Results report back

Technical staff


 Please click on the following link to resume ->> Sample Request Form

Last Modified: Fri, 29 Nov 2019 14:01:59 SAST