Spectroscopy tours

Due to COVID-19, note this workshop is currently unavailable until further notice.

For Year 12 Chemistry

In this tour, students get to see Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Mass-spectrometry (Mass-Spec) instruments in action and learn about their roles in pharmaceutical sciences.  Teachers are welcome to bring student-synthesised samples of Aspirin to be tested, or we can provide a sample for you.


  • Monash University, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, 3052


  • 1.5 hours


  • Best for a class of maximum 25 students


  • Flexible with days and times, subject to instrument and demonstrator availability

Concepts explored

It is recommended that students have familiarity with the below concepts prior to the workshop.

  • The use of NMR and Mass-Spec instruments in pharmaceutical science
  • How the NMR and Mass-Spec instruments function
  • The interpretation of high-resolution spectra
Interested?  Contact us to find out more or book in a workshop for your class.