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The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK
Tel: +44 (0)844 928 5428
Fax: +44 (0)844 928 5429

Macaulay Analytical has over the last 80 years gained a global reputation as a leading environmental research centre. Our well equipped modern laboratories provide an extensive range of analysis options.

YouTube Logo - The James Hutton Institute YouTube ChannelLink to Analytical VideoTo find out more about our resources and the work we do watch our video or why not contact us to arrange a lab tour?



Assured Analytical Excellence provided by

  • Highly experienced staff
  • State of the art instrumentation
  • Multi-disciplinary capabilities
  • Independent un-biased approach
  • Project work capabilities
  • Flexible working ethos
  • Understanding of markets served


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We take pride in our commitment to quality. Our ISO17025 accreditation covers 50 different techniques and underpins our quality system. We participate in inter-laboratory trials and are involved in the preparation of new Certified Reference Materials through the EU's Institute of Reference Materials and Measurement.
Our work is covered by The James Hutton Institute's ISO9001 accreditation.
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Soil Analysis Service

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We offer a soil analysis service to meet the needs of the farmers, landscape designers, horticulturalists and private gardeners.


Isotopic logoMacaulay Analytical works in partnership with Isotopic Ltd delivering high precision radiogenic isotope analysis aimed at oilfield exploration.


For more information contact:

Bill DonaldHans Steuten,
Business Manager
Tel: 01224 395103
Email: Hans Steuten

Andy MidwoodAndy Midwood,
Head of Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Tel: 01224 395112
Email: Andy Midwood



Presentation: Overview of the analytical services provided by MSCL (1.4 MB pdf)


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