World Standards Day 2021

Blog - On 14th October, we celebrate World Standards Day. Documentary standards provide an agreed “best way of doing things”, based on expert knowledge and best practice from across the world.

14 October 2021
LGC's "incredibly critical" ultra-high-throughput CoVid workflow spotlighted in GenomeWeb

Blog - Mark Dearden recently spoke with GenomeWeb to discuss CoVid workflow and much more besides

30 September 2021
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
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
The 2021 Government Chemist Conference, beginning today, will explore the challenge of ensuring safe food for tomorrow’s world

Blog - Conference outlines how food safety, authenticity and sustainability impact on life quality and health outcomes

23 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
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
Happy British Science Week 2021!

Blog - British Science Week 2021 takes place from 5-14 March, and we've gathered some science content with this year's themes of #GenerationScience and #SmashingStereotypes

09 March 2021
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Blog - Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science and this year’s theme is focused on the women at the forefront of the fight against COVID. We spoke with Dr Eloise Busby, whose work in the Molecular and Cell Biology team at the UK National Measurement Laboratory at LGC has supported SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostics

11 February 2021