Science

Histopathology scientist training

Jo Horne and Chris Fisher give a nuts-and-bolts guide to the new Histopathology Scientist Training Programme.

The shadow of the pandemic: Redifining the workplace

Last autumn Specialist Scientific Lead Azuma Kalu wrote an article on pandemic pressures in the lab. A year on, he revisits the subject.

Surviving the arctic

From chewing on pine cones to hair lice walking on eyeballs, Stephen Mortlock looks back over the medical history of the frozen north.

Laboratory errors in transfusion: Learning for the laboratory

Anne Lockhart, IBMS representative, and Victoria Tuckley from the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) scheme explain their latest annual report.

 

The silent pandemic: Antimicrobial resistance

Infections caused by antimicrobial-resistant organisms are increasing. From dog food to climate change, we look at the issues.

On the boundary of knowledge

Nikhil Faulkner discusses his immunogenicity work with SARS-CoV-2 variants and how the pandemic is changing the nature of research.

The big question: How can we make labs more sustainable?

“How can we make labs more sustainable?”

The lab coat superstars

A round-up of just some of the highlights of this year’s Biomedical Science Day.

Going green

What environmental issues do labs face and what actions can be taken to try and increase sustainability? Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science Sheri Scott looks at the issue.

A new screening paradigm

Dr Eric Klein explains why a new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer is set to have a huge clinical impact.

Distance learning...or social distancing

With students due to go back to university next month, David Eccleston, Head of Modernising Scientific Careers at Liverpool Clinical Laboratories, explores education’s response to the pandemic.

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