Multiscale Assessments Research (MAR) Core Rates


 Usage Types:

  • Supervised/Training/Core Performed– Usage of an instrument with staff supervision.  This includes staff training users, supervising a session with a user or examining samples without a user present. Core performed are services where core staff perform the service.


  • Unsupervised– A user who has received multiple training sessions by staff on the proper usage of equipment and is able to work independently without staff supervision.  The time required to become an unsupervised user depends on the instrument and the user’s competency as determined by Multiscale Assessments Research (MAR) Core staff.

Usage Rates:



  • Internal: University of Delaware– Users at the University of Delaware receive subsidized rates when using a UD purpose code.
  • External:
    • Industry– Companies
    • Academic– These rates are for academic institutions, such as Universities and Colleges.