IBMS in the media

The IBMS is committed to promoting our profession to policymakers and the public

Read some of our past and more recent successes below


Monklands Hospital scientist is new Institute of Biomedical Science president
The Daily Record, 11 February 2020

Monklands Hospital scientist is new Institute of Biomedical Science president
Popstar, 11 February 2020

Kent's School of Biosciences excels with industry accreditation
University of Kent, 13 January 2020


Extracting DNA from strawberries, Chris Chase FIBMS speaks with BBC Radio Humberside
BBC Radio Humberside, 10 October 2019

Scientist makes antibiotic breakthrough while trying to prove her husband wrong
Independent Media, 19 August 2019

Cardiff and Vale UHB Associate Practitioner wins Institute of Biomedical Science award
Cardiff and Vale UHB, 8 August 2019

Harlow Biomedical scientist Cherie Beckett scoops Amazing Individual Award from the Princess Alexandra Hospital
Your Harlow, 12 July 2019

Rising star Harlow scientist wins Amazing Individual Award
Essex TV, 12 July 2019

Victoria Hospital staff set for day of celebration
Fife Today, 14 May 2019

Milton Keynes biomedical scientist wins rising star award
Total MK, 26 April 2019

Lead healthcare scientist wins national award
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust news, 24 April 2019

Southampton Scientist is Biomedical Scientist Of The Year
Tomorrows, 24 April 2019

Chloe is a 'rising star' in the biomedical science world
Telegraph & Argus, 18 April 2019

Scientist Danny is rising star of NHS
University of Salford, 22 February 2019

Can self-testing kits save women?
Tomorrow's, 22 January 2019


Biomedical Science Day to promote the importance of lab science in healthcare
European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer, 27 June 2018 

Prize winning pair
DnG24, 15 June 2018

Initiative to help children in hospital gets sponsorship
Worthing Herald, 29 May 2018

NHS Fife biomedical scientists scoop health award
Fife Today, 30 April 2018

Worthing man named Biomedical Scientist of the Year
Worthing Herald, 23 April 2018

Chloe Lockwood radio interview on CSO award
Bradford Radio, 10 April 2018

A local scientist receives a lifetime award for 50 years working at the NHS
That's Manchester TV, 9 April 2018

Bradford student scoops top medical award
BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire News Aggregator, 6 April 2018

Biomedical scientist receives lifetime achievement award
Man Met Life, 6 April 2018

Smear test results delayed as changes to cervical screening programme impact NHS labs
The Hospital & Healthcare Bulletin, 1 February 2018

Biomedical science under the microscope
County Down Spectator, 25 January 2018

Kircubbin woman appointed president of science institute
The Newtownards Chronicle & Co. Down Observer, 25 January 2018

Chasing the Perfect Storm: How NHS scientists are catching up with the flu
The Hospital & Healthcare Bulletin, 15 January 2018

Chasing the Perfect Storm: How NHS scientists are catching up with the flu
The Operating Theatre Journal, 15 January 2018


Institute of Biomedical Science - Local prize winner
Camberley and District U3A. Science and Technology Group (Blog), 8 October 2017

Dedication recognised by industry award
Shropshire Star, 7 October 2017

Bexley scientist rewarded for poster that will help lab techs fight diseases
The Bexley Times, 6 October 2017 

Sheffield Hospital scientist awarded leadership prize
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust website, 31 July 2017

MP tests out hospital labs in East Lancashire for Biomedical Science Day
Lancashire Telegraph, 27 July 2017

MP enjoys tour of hospital labs
Burnley Express, 26 July 2017

Patricia has her finger on the pulse
Edinburgh Evening News, 12 July 2017

Westbury scientist wins 50-year medal
Henleaze and Westbury Voice, 27 June 2017

Local scientist awarded prize
The Inverurie Herald, 21 June 2017

Bristol scientist receives medal for 50-year service
Bristol 24/7, 15 June 2017

Dr Jemma Wood Awarded Prestigious Prize
South West NHS Genomic Medicine Centre News, 14 June 2017

Abergele scientist John Hepworth awarded 50-year medal
Abergele Post, 13 June 2017

QA Specialist Biomedical Scientist Wins Microbiology Award
Portsmouth NHS Hospitals, 12 June 2017

Doctor recognised for work
Echo News, 11 June 2017

Top science honour for blood expert Betty
Motherwell Times, 9 June 2017

Retired Wirral scientist made honorary member of Biomedical Science Institute
Wirral Globe, 7 June 2017

Healthcare science week News, 27 March 2017

IBMS: Celebrating Women in Biomedical Science, 8 March 2017

Hands Up, Healthcare Scientists!, 6 March 2017

Jane goes to work with the help of skeleton staff
Suffolk Free Press, 19 February 2017

Suffolk doctor gets institute award
Eastern Daily Press, 11 February 2017

IMU BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science Programme Obtains International Accreditation from IBMS, UK
IMU News, 3 January 2017



IBMS and the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists announce global agreement 
Science Council, March 2016

Celebrating Women in Biomedical Science
Medical Laboratory and Biomedical Science, March 2016

Heathfield scientist takes his research to Parliament 
Sussex Express, March 2016

Brixton resident presents research to MPs 
Brixton Blog, March 2016

Newport mathematician to take research to Westminster 
South Wales Argus, March 2016


SQU's Biomedical Science Programme gets International Accreditation
Muscat Daily, December 2015

New automated chemistry analyzer presented at IBMS 2015 
Lab Medica, October 2015

CPD Monitoring Workshop and CPD Award Presentation 2015 
Science Council, October 2015

The Institute of Biomedical Science Congress 2015 
Select Science, September 2015

EKF’s new Altair 240 revealed to UK audience at IBMS 2015 
News Medical, September 2015

Siemens Set to Unveil its Next Generation of Chemistry and Immunoassay Systems to Achieve Higher Levels of Workflow Efficiency in the UK 
Select Science, August 2015

Science jobs fair for Birmingham 
The Birmingham Press, July 2015

Public expectations about screening still don't match what screening programmes can deliver
Medical News Today, July 2015

Public expectations about screening still don't match what screening programs can deliver
MedicalXpress, July 2015

How to Make the Most of a University Open Day 
Ruth's blog, June 2015

Southampton scientists win Engineering prizes for research shown in parliament 
University of Southampton, March 2015

Bristol PhD students take science to Parliament 
Bristol University News, March 2015

Sutton Coldfield mathematician takes chocolate fountain research to Parliament 
Sutton Coldfield Local, March 2015

SL born Oxford Computational Bioscientist takes her science to Parliament 
NEWS.LK, February 2015



King’s Mill Hospital to re-start cancer testing following latest CQC report 
Chad, December 2014

Can you send a ‘box of love’ to colleagues fighting Ebola? 
The Witney Gazette, December 2014

Science Council launches Declaration on Diversity 
Science Council, October 2014

Top award for Gilford Scientist 
Dromore Leader, June 2014

Popular Midhurst couple leave NHS after a century 
Midhurst and Petworth Observer, May 2014

Rushden man leads biomedical group 
Northants Telegraph, April 2014

Biomedical science courses and careers in the UK 
March 2014

IBMS 50 year medal winners honoured 
February 2014

Pathology Services need to be more transparent 
Pathology QA Review, Jan 2014



Choosing a biomedical sciences course that enhances your employability 
November 2013

Water purity boosted at IBMS Congress 
August 2013

Joint letter to the Telegraph on the Care Quality Commission (CQC) 
July 2013



Good Professional Practice, Chief Scientific Officers Bulletin
Dec 2012

Lord Mayor's Show begins with Thames flotilla 
12 November 2012

Triple honour for University of Bradford Healthcare Sciences degree 
24 August 2012

Medical Laboratory and Biomedical Science
July 2012

Pathology Lab at Noble’s Hospital opens to the public to mark national Year of Pathology 
May 2012

Pathology in Practice 
New laboratory for NHS Fife, 30 April 2012

Putting Biomedical Science on the Scientific Map: A brief History of the Institute of Biomedical Science 
10 April 2012