The women of LGC

Blog - March was Women's History Month, which also saw the celebration of International Women's Day on 8 March, and LGC’s own history is full of brave and brilliant women, trailblazing the way forward for others like them.

04 April 2018
Helping athletes stay safe and clean with Informed Sport

Blog - The sport industry’s top priority should be to protect these athletes and their health and integrity, which is why transparency and certification programmes like Informed Sport are so important.

29 March 2018
The importance of iodine - are you drinking enough milk?

Blog - In pregnant women and infants iodine is of particular importance as it plays a critical role in brain development. The primary sources of iodine for most people are milk and dairy products but due to increases in dairy intolerance and changes in diet, milk-products are being increasingly substituted for non-milk alternatives.

20 March 2018
Five brilliant scientific breakthroughs for British Science Week

Blog - British Science Weeks begins on the 9th March and this year’s theme is ‘Exploration & Discovery’, which encompasses the spirit of scientific enquiry. The week is a ten day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

13 March 2018
Are apprenticeships the future for science?

Blog - Apprenticeships provide an alternative to young people who either don’t wish to or are unable to attend university, and in some cases, they can complement university studies. And evidence shows that they work.

06 March 2018
Finding harmony in newborn blood spot screening

Blog - We have partnered with Dr Rachel Carling and the NHS England as part of the CSO’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a programme that teams up leaders in healthcare with the UK National Measurement System’s labs to solve measurement challenges in their fields.

26 February 2018
Analysis for Innovators: How we can solve your measurement problem

Blog - LGC, in our role as the UK National Measurement Laboratory, partnered with Innovate UK to launch a new funding programme 'Analysis for Innovators' (A4I) last year.

16 February 2018
Science for a safer world

Blog - From our origins testing tobacco, alcohol and food products for adulteration in the 19thcentury, LGC has built a commitment to using science for a safer world.

12 February 2018