Waves of praise for Lighthouse Labs scientists

University staff and students have been recognised for their role in helping to establish the Alderley Park Lighthouse Laboratory in Cheshire, a key part of the Government’s COVID-19 testing strategy.

The ‘super-lab’, part of the largest diagnostics network in UK history, was created from scratch in March and required an army of scientifically-trained volunteers, to help increase the UK’s COVID-19 testing capacity. 

Twenty-six staff and postgraduate research students, from the Faculties of Biological Science and Medicine and Health, offered to help.

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