Boosting Scotland’s Food and Drink industry with measurement science

Blog - In support of advancing innovation in measurement research, a centre focussed on advanced measurement research and health translation was launched in Glasgow in December 2019, as an articulation of a strategic continuing partnership between the UK National Measurement Laboratory (NML) hosted at LGC and the University of Strathclyde

20 August 2021
NML responds to the 2021 UK Innovation Strategy

News - We particularly welcome the recognition of the world-leading status of the UKs Public Sector Research Establishments (PSREs) and other publicly funded research institutes such as ours and the increased role these will play in catalysing and supporting innovations with significant local economic and societal impacts.

26 July 2021
Rediscover Measurement for Recovery to help your business

Blog - Last summer, the National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at LGC, alongside other National Measurement System Laboratories, launched Measurement for Recovery (M4R) to help companies across the UK to recover in the challenging economic environment resulting from COVID-19, by giving them access to the expertise and resources of the UK’s leading measurement science laboratories.

22 July 2021
LGC’s ultra-high throughput Nexar™ technology provides significant PCR testing capacity at Rosalind Franklin Laboratory

News - Ultra-high throughput technology enables large-scale PCR testing in reposnse to global pandemic

13 July 2021
Partnership to drive forward advances in measurement science

News - Three-year strategic partnership aims to advance metrology research

07 July 2021
TNAC wins Best COVID-19 Responder award

News - Awarded for efforts in supporting research and development of diagnostics and vaccines for COVID-19

21 June 2021
Government Chemist team publish a tutorial review of cannabinoids

Blog - CBD edible products are now regulated as novel foods. They must also be compositionally safe and correctly labelled. To assist regulation and trade the Government Chemist has published a tutorial review of the common names, abbreviations, regulation, psychoactivity and analytical methodology for the principle cannabinoids.

19 May 2021
Informed Sport launches mobile app, the first global tool for finding banned substance-tested supplements

News - The free app allows athletes, drug tested personnel and supplement users to easily find Informed Sport-tested and -certified sports nutrition products through multiple search options, including product barcode scanning.

23 April 2021
Earth Day: How to use science to protect our environment

Blog - Today is the 51st annual Earth Day, a global cause which started in 1970 to celebrate the environment and focus efforts to protect it.

22 April 2021
National Measurement Laboratory and Learning Science launch virtual training on core laboratory skills

News - Developed in collaboration with the UK’s National Measurement Laboratory (NML-hosted by LGC) and Learning Science Ltd, Praxis provides eLearning modules on the measurement of mass, volume and pH, and on solution preparation – essential skills relevant to a wide range of sectors and educational levels.

24 March 2021