COVID-19: How the National Measurement Laboratory supports standards to fight COVID19

Blog - This World Metrology Day, the National Measurement Laboratory at LGC celebrates the work of our metrologists during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

20 May 2020
Bolstering COVID diagnostics and research by reducing risks of contamination

Blog - We support scientists on the front line of human healthcare with our custom manufacturing of components for (q)PCR- and NGS-based diagnostics.

04 May 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
Meet NML Scientist, Heidi Goenaga-Infante ahead of International Women's Day 2020

Blog - Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we are pleased to share this interview with Heidi Goenaga-Infante, one of LGC’s Science Fellows and Team Leader of the Inorganic Analysis team within the National Measurement Laboratory (NML).

06 March 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
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
Microbial profiling – unlocking the potential with metagenomic control materials

Blog - LGC scientists have shown how the development and application of control materials can assist in the interpretation of molecular microbial community profiling experiments, helping to increase the accuracy of DNA sequencing methods.

17 July 2019