Standards for the holiday season: toy safety

博客 - Christmas is right around the corner, and with it the promise of toys for children under the tree. Like any consumer product, toys need to be safe and comply with the toy regulation and corresponding toy safety standards. 

Happy Mole Day! Join us in celebrating with a new podcast episode

博客 - Mole Day takes place each year on the 23 October and is observed by a very niche group of people, as it celebrates the mole, the unit for measuring atoms, molecules, or other specific particles

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day with Lester W Strock award winner Heidi Goenaga-Infante

博客 - Ada Lovelace Day (13 Oct) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Year in Industry Placement – Charlotte Banfield

博客 - Placement student Charlotte Banfield describes her year of industry with LGC's Drug Development Services team, including her successes and insights

Proficiency Testing in the COVID-19 pandemic

博客 - Proficiency testing (PT), often known as External Quality Assessment (EQA) in the clinical sector, allows laboratories to assess their measurement processes with test materials that we send them

The importance of standardisation of diagnostic measurements in the COVID-19 pandemic

博客 - Dr Jim Huggett, Principal Scientist at the NML at LGC, recently answered some of our questions around why standardised measurement is so important to medicine.

COVID-19 recovery trials: Dexamethasone and standardisation

博客 - Dexamethasone has undergone study by a team of scientists at Oxford University as part of their Recovery trial.

LGC scientists support investigations into unlicensed 'medicines'

博客 - LGC’s Teddington-based Medicines Testing Team supported the MHRA investigation in 2015, testing samples (all of which proved negative) for the presence of vitamin D2.

How does standardization protect the environment?

博客 - Through our development of manufacturing and reference materials, studies on standardization, and genomics work, we enable scientists to better understand the impact of human activities.

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

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