Below you will find costs for the use of the LiRI by academic users. Commercial users should contact LiRI for a project specific costing. The use of LiRI for BA and MA projects is free; however, it is still subject to availability and the normal project approval process. PhD students need to meet the costs of their project, however they can apply to LiZZ for a voucher to cover the lab costs. More information can found on the LiZZ website.
If you are preparing a grant application, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org for a formal grant costing. Please contact us well in advance of the deadline and include as much information about each experiment you plan to run in your email, so that we can provide an accurate costing.
The costing will remain valid provided the grant is awarded with in 12 months of the costing being issued and the costs will be valid for the duration of the grant.
Costs for using the lab are divided into two parts: a space charge for testing booths charged at an hourly rate and device charges which include consumables which are charged per participant tested.
|Recording booth||15 CHF|
|EEG booth||15 CHF|
|Testing cubicle||5 CHF|
The participant charge includes both the use of the device and all required consumables.
|EEG system (Brain Products or Biosemi)||50 CHF|
|Physiological Monitoring System||50 CHF|
|Screenbased Eyetracker||45 CHF|
|Electromagnetic Articulograph (EMA )||50 CHF|
|Ultra-sound Tongue Imaging (UTI)||45 CHF|
|Laryngograph (EGG)||25 CHF|
|Motion Tracker||45 CHF|
|Plethysmograph (Breathing belt)||25 CHF|
The minimum period for a loan is one week and the maximum length for a loan is 12 weeks. The loans can be extended on request (subject to availability). The loan for the first week is charged at a higher rate than those for remaining duration of the loan.
After twelve weeks, loan equipment must be returned. A new can be requested to start immediately after the pervious loan has ended (subject to availability). This new loan will include the initial week charge.
Note: If you intend to pay costs for loan equipment with SNSF funds, and these were not included in your initial funding application, please check with the SNSF, if they cover the costs.
|Device||First Week||Subsequent Weeks|
Portable screenbased Eyetracker
(Includes laptop with licensed software)
|370 CHF||22 CHF|
|Wearable Eyetracker||110 CFH||20 CHF|
LENA Basic Kit
(Includes laptop with Lena Pro and 2 DLPs)
|180 CHF||20 CHF|
|Additional LENA DLP||15 CHF||7 CHF|
|Fieldwork camera (Zoom Q8)||46 CHF||12 CHF|
|Camera Kit (SONY PXW-Z90)||60 CHF||22 CHF|
(Includes Consumables and host laptop)
|560 CHF||100 CHF|
|fNIRS||460 CHF||100 CHF|
|Transcranial Electrical Stimulator||100 CHF||20 CHF|
|Ultra-sound Tongue Imaging (UTI)||150 CHF||20 CHF|
|Electroglottography or Breathing Belt||40 CHF||20 CHF|
|Phonetics Field Kit (Zoom H5 & Microphones||45 CHF||20 CHF|
|Accessories (Audio interfaces, Trigger boxes etc)||45 CHF||20 CHF|
|Laptop or dongle with licensed software||177 CHF||20 CHF|
Four hours of support time is included as part of all lab projects to cover basic set-up, configuration and calibration of experiments. Additional time for technical support, programming or training is billed on an hourly basis.
|UZH members and research collaborators||75 CHF|
|Members of other academic or public institutions||117 CHF|