Proficiency Testing in the COVID-19 pandemic

Blog - 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

17 July 2020
The importance of standardisation of diagnostic measurements in the COVID-19 pandemic

Blog - 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.

02 July 2020
COVID-19 recovery trials: Dexamethasone and standardisation

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

19 June 2020
LGC scientists support investigations into unlicensed 'medicines'

Blog - 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.

17 June 2020
How does standardization protect the environment?

Blog - 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.

05 June 2020
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