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
Standards for the holiday season: toy safety

Blog - 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. 

18 December 2020
Happy Mole Day! Join us in celebrating with a new podcast episode

Blog - 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

23 October 2020
Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day with Lester W Strock award winner Heidi Goenaga-Infante

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

13 October 2020
Year in Industry Placement – Charlotte Banfield

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

08 October 2020
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