The Directory of Research Equipment, Facilities and Services (REFS) is a portal to research infrastructure at UMass Amherst.
To learn more about research at UMass Amherst, visit the UMASS Amherst Research Gateway.
- Q: Who is REFS for?
A: REFS is a resource for the campus community, the public and the private sector.
- Q: How do I search REFS?
A: Choose from one of more than 100 facilities and services by name or search the entire directory. REFS directory entries are categorized and searchable by equipment/resource type, research/activity area, academic department, and college/administrative unit.
- Q: How can I add my lab or service to REFS?
A: Write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. REFS is designed to reflect the continually evolving configuration of campus research infrastructure. Members of the campus community are encouraged to submit REFS additions/updates to help us keep REFS current.
- Q: Are UMass REFS available to off-campus users?
A: Yes, many are. Check the facility page for availability.