Latest Interviews


Catherine Noakes and the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE)

Added: 14 Dec 2021

As part of a collaborative group of six British expert scientists, Catherine Noakes will join Jonat…

Sharon Peacock and the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK)

Added: 14 Dec 2021

As part of our 2021 Royal Institutions Christmas Lecture coverage, we ask Sharon Peacock how discov…

Monitoring: The key to vaccine production and distribution safety

Added: 2 Dec 2021

Manufacturing of any vaccine is a complex process that requires consistent monitoring to ensure eff…

Understanding SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins in vaccines

Added: 13 Sep 2021

The SARS-CoV-2 virus uses complex glycan sugars to hide from the immune system. Tasked with product…

COVID-19: Testing times for laboratories

Added: 7 May 2021

Following what may have felt like a slow uptake of voluntary third-party laboratory testing support…

Delving deeper into AI and blockchain for healthcare and life sciences

Added: 16 Apr 2021

We are all becoming used to hearing about AI and blockchain, two technology trends that go hand in …

Inhouse genetic analysis

Added: 7 Jan 2021

Here, Dr Philip Hargreaves (business development) and Gabriela Saldanha (product management) discus…

Can efficiency and sustainability coexist?

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Allison Paradise, CEO of My Green lab, a non-profit organization and Marc Boreham vice president an…

Encapsulating the COVID-19 vaccine race: the investor

Added: 27 Jul 2020

Having worked with Stabilitech in various capacities over the past decade, Colin Maltby, Director o…

Encapsulating the COVID-19 vaccine race: the developer

Added: 27 Jul 2020

Since January, weekends have been a thing of the past for Chairman Wayne Channon and his colleagues…

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Added: 19 Aug 2019

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be h…

Just play the game

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Games have never been more popular – but can they really help in the teaching of science? You bet y…

Bringing malaria diagnostics into the fold

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 5 Apr 2019

Malaria is one of the biggest killers on the planet. Early diagnosis is considered an incredibly im…

Making the Crick… tick

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 20 Mar 2019

An intriguing invitation took Dr Emily Scott-Dearing behind the scenes of The Francis Crick Institu…

Shooting down HIV hope

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 4 Feb 2019

When Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, all passengers and crew were…

Taking the wider view

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 3 Jan 2019

The ‘quality’ of a research paper is a tricky thing to quantify – journal impact factors and citati…

Finding the next generation of cancer therapy

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 28 Nov 2018

Having been awarded a grant from The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 – Carlos Julià is …

The money man

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 15 Jun 2018

We are all aware of the sweat, tears, and stress required to win a grant bid… but what does it look…

Therapeutics LIVE!

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 21 May 2018

It has access to the largest surface area of the body, alters drugs before they even enter the bloo…

Taking the fight to TB

wBQqmj.wqwjtjt wBQqmj.wqwjtjt | Added: 15 Feb 2018

What is needed to beat TB is an approach that both takes it’s biochemical defences, but also avoids…