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?”

Cystinosis: A personal story

Lena Forsyth guides us through her unique journey, from being diagnosed with a rare genetic condition to landing a job in biomedical science.

IBMS Congress: an update

Deputy Chief Executive of the IBMS Sarah May gives an insight into the work that is going on behind the scenes to deliver Congress 2022.

Graves disease

This is the fifth in a series of short biographies of persons whose names are directly used for diseases, conditions or syndromes familiar to those in clinical pathology laboratories.

Some personal thoughts on travel

We asked biomedical scientist and intrepid traveller Sue Alexander her plans and opinions on travel as the world starts to open up again. Here’s what she said.

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