The NML & Analysis for Innovators: back for Round 3!

News - The latest round of the A4I programme from Innovate UK has now opened with up to £3M is available in total. After initial free brokered technical consultancy sessions, de-minimus and matched grant funding options will be available for successful Round 3 A4I projects.

23 August 2018
The NML publishes first digital PCR reference method for quantifying a clinically relevant genetic change

News - Method is unique in molecular genetic measurement as it is traceable to the International System of Units.

22 August 2018
Second edition of FIRMS good practice guide for isotope ratio mass spectrometry published

News - The Forensic Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (FIRMS) Network has, in collaboration with the National Measurement Laboratory, hosted at LGC, recently updated their highly regarded Good Practice Guide for Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS).

06 August 2018
National Measurement Laboratory Annual Review 2017 now available

News - The latest edition of the Annual Review of our activities as the UK National Measurement Laboratory (NML, designated for chemical and bio-measurement) is now available.

24 July 2018
NML awarded ISO17025 accreditation for digital PCR-based quantification of DNA

News - We are delighted to announce that the UK National Measurement Laboratory at LGC has been awarded ISO17025 accreditation for the quantification of DNA using digital PCR by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).

03 July 2018
Julian Braybrook appointed UK Government Chemist

News - LGC announced today that Dr Julian Braybrook has been appointed the UK Government Chemist. He replaces Dr Derek Craston, who completed two terms of five years each in this Office.

01 June 2018
Supporting new-born screening: LGC and NHS England Knowledge Transfer Partnership

News - The UK National Measurement Laboratory at LGC are working in collaboration with Dr Rachel Carling, Consultant Clinical Scientist, Director of Service and Clinical Lead, Viapath, Guys & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, one of the first recipients of the NHS Chief Scientific Officer's Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP).

08 January 2018
NML partners with Learning Science and CAMS on interactive training materials

News - As the UK’s National Measurement Laboratory (NML) for chemical and bio-measurement, LGC has a long history of developing training resources for analytical chemists and bio-analysts, delivering face-to-face courses, videos and best practice guidance documents as well as providing guidance.  Whilst technically this material is still relevant, learning methods have changed over time and it is time for a refresh.

10 October 2018
NML transfers to ISO17034 accreditation for reference material production

News - LGC is pleased to announce that the UK National Measurement Laboratory at LGC has successfully completed the transition from ISO Guide 34 to ISO 17034:2016 accreditation after assessment by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)

22 October 2018
Scientists set to overhaul International System of Units

News - Changes will come into force on 20 May 2019. 

15 November 2018