Government Chemist and Institute of Global Food Security (QUB) collaborate on coconut water authenticity

News - The findings are open access and discuss factors on the stability of coconut water, advice to food analysts, and other insights

30 March 2020
How the National Measurement Laboratory at LGC supports EURAMET and world health

Blog - Metrology researchers around the world, including our scientists within the UK’s National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at LGC, remain focused on developing new technologies and methods to improve our confidence in measurement accuracy

13 March 2020
LGC, Biosearch Technologies detection reagents approved by CDC for COVID-19 diagnosis

News - Testing labs can purchase approved kits from CDC-qualified lot 143503 as of today

09 March 2020
Swift Biosciences and LGC partner on targeted sequencing assays for AgBio market

News - LGC will be Swift’s exclusive worldwide partner for amplicon-based targeted sequencing assays for genotyping AgBio samples, including crop species and animals

24 February 2020
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Blog - 11th February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day for everyone to reflect on the global progress made and still how far there is to go

11 February 2020
We've published our new training programme for 2020

Blog - Both method validation and uncertainty estimation are critical activities for testing laboratories, as they form part of the quality management framework required to ensure and demonstrate that test results are fit-for-purpose.

28 January 2020
Improving productivity of palm plants

Blog - Due to the high demand of palm oil, farmers are under pressure to increase yields in productions, which risks detrimental impact on the environment.

24 January 2020
First of its kind DNA Measurement Laboratory opened in Teddington

Blog - The National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at LGC recently opened a new DNA Measurement Laboratory. The event was officiated by Professor Dame Sue Hill, the Chief Scientific Officer for NHS England, and was attended by the Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable and stakeholders from across the life sciences and health sector

16 December 2019
New advanced measurement centre opened in Glasgow

News - A new centre of excellence that will support innovation in the medicine, food and drink, and high-value manufacturing sectors has opened in Glasgow

11 December 2019
Government Chemist case study on Pesticides

Blog - The Government Chemist role was created to help protect the public from fraud, malpractice and harm. As mentioned in its 2018 Annual Review, the Government Chemist team saw an interesting case on pesticides.

12 September 2019