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Before booking a system please read the facility standard operating procedures (SOPs). Prior to booking users must also create an ARIA account as detailed below and have arranged and undergone the relevant training.

Creating an ARIA account

Please create an ARIA account at and then send us an email so that we can add you to the new system.

Below a step by step for first time users:

In the website go to the login page by clicking on the green button


Here you will see the login page for your ARIA account. If you don't already have one, please click the blue button below to register one. This will prompt you with a registration screen.


After filling this form and confirming the registration on your email you will be able to login to your ARIA account:


At this point you should send us an email so that we can add you to the booking for the specific microscope that you are trained to use. When being added to the booking system, you will be given a level of booking rigths depending on your experience.


Usually new users will be assigned to the Novice level of booking. If you would like to upgrade your booking level please discuss this with the facility manager.

After a login in, you will see a page that directs you to the actual instrument booking:


This will take you to a calendar page with the list of instruments you can book on your left


By clicking to + sign next to an istrument you will be taken to the booking page for an instrument


After completing the form your booking will be added to the calendar


This calendar can be viewed in a weekly or monthly view as well


You can cancel any booking up to 24 hours before the booking slot. After this you will have to contact a member of the core to cancel your booking.

Lastly, if you are unsure about anything, just ask a member of the core for advice.