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Creating trans-inclusive workplaces

Added: 10 Mar 2022

Adjustments for inclusion are a moral and practical imperative. Amy Grace explains how to ensure yo…

Transitioning your values for gender neutrality

Added: 8 Mar 2022

The world is in transition, and we must evolve along with it. Understanding and adopting the langua…

Changing the status quo on diversity in STEM

Added: 3 Mar 2022

There is still much work to be done, but Jess Lee hopes that in the coming year, dedicated efforts …

Rising costs and material shortages pile pressure on UK’s over-stretched laboratories

Added: 2 Mar 2022

A stark warning has been issued about the challenges facing under-pressure laboratories in the UK a…

Understanding menopause in your workforce

Added: 1 Mar 2022

While jumping at the chance to tell her personal story about how menopause has affected her work, t…

Award winner: Partnership and sustainability win emerging technology award

Added: 16 Feb 2022

As we begin to look forward to the inaugural Lab South spin out event, Lab Innovation’s ‘Most impac…

Leadership pilot encourages progression for women in STEM

Added: 11 Feb 2022

To celebrate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science the Pistoia Alliance has anno…

World's first confocal light microscope to study chiral molecules

Added: 11 Feb 2022

Scientists from Durham University’s Chemistry Department have developed the world’s first laser sca…

Applying digital technology and AI to compound management

Added: 9 Feb 2022

Sample management has changed enormously over the past 20 years. Steve Knight discusses the technol…

New Levelling Up white paper highlights research and innovation

Added: 8 Feb 2022

Academics and business experts respond to the Government’s new levelling up agenda, as outlined in …

Replacing unsustainable materials in nanostructure surfaces

Added: 7 Feb 2022

New research results from Linnaeus University opens for a future with more sustainably produced nan…

Food forensics: how AI can smell authentic olive oil

Added: 27 Jan 2022

Extra virgin olive (EVO) oils are highly complex. Here, Prof Chiara Cordero discusses the applicati…

Understanding the true scale of your carbon liability

Added: 25 Jan 2022

Laboratory-based process loads impact operational energy use. Debbie Hobbs discusses the shift towa…

How to train your AI microscope

Added: 20 Jan 2022

Artificial Intelligence will define the future of microscopy. With increased demand for more powerf…

Chemists use DNA to build the world’s tiniest antenna

Added: 14 Jan 2022

Inspired by the ‘Lego-like’ properties of DNA, with building blocks that are typically 20,000 times…

Electron diffraction: A technique suggesting radically new things

Added: 11 Jan 2022

Crystallography mainly relies on diffraction techniques and the most recent of them, electron diffr…

Can virtual academic conferences make STEM fields more inclusive?

Added: 10 Jan 2022

While the global shift towards virtual events has clearly reduced the carbon footprint, it also rai…

Net zero rubber duck debugging

Added: 3 Jan 2022

Despite a total lack of green fingers, Dr Matthew Partridge argues that a plant is an essential res…

The QC lab – Connecting the digital landscape

Added: 20 Dec 2021

There is an almost universal need to combat the growing complexity of disjointed quality control ec…

Laboratories: sustainable design and operation

Added: 17 Dec 2021

Sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. Dr Manisha Kulkarni discusses why laboratory environme…