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British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 3 2020 - a synopsis

Deputy Editor Guy Orchard provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the third issue of the year.

Reporting in histopathology: some personal insights

The team at Leicester Royal Infirmary have collaborated on this article, which discusses their experiences of scientist reporting in histopathology.

100 years of bacterial strains

Sarah Alexander and Ayuen Lual from the National Collection of Type Cultures look back over a century of providing authentic bacterial strains.

Laboratory errors in transfusion 2020

Anne Lockhart, IBMS representative on the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) steering group, explains the latest annual report.

One-to-one: COVID response controvery

We hear from Professor Sunetra Gupta – the theoretical epidemiologist who believes in herd immunity and doesn’t believe in the lockdown.

A history of Chinese medicine

Stephen Mortlock looks back over the medical history of one of the most ancient civilisations on earth.

COVID-19: a report from Melbourne, Australia

Medical Scientist Eileen Kelly reports on the impact of COVID-19 in Melbourne and the way the pandemic has been dealt with.

Emergency morphology

Professor Barbara J Bain covers some of the circumstances when blood films are vital.

External quality assesment in a pandemic

What impact has the lockdown had on UK NEQAS and the services it provides? Barbara De la Salle, Director of UK NEQAS Haematology, and colleagues explain.

Public perceptions: promoting biomedical science in lockdown

A look at the first digital Biomedical Science Day and the work that the IBMS has been doing to promote the profession and support members during the pandemic.

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