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  • Underpinning the quantum revolution
    Underpinning the quantum revolution 13 July 2022 In an article recently published in Nature Physics, experts from NPL and partner organisations* from around the globe explore the critical role of National Metrology Institutes (NMIs) in the quantum revolution.
  • Advancing materials science for superconducting quantum circuits
    Advancing materials science for superconducting quantum circuits 26 April 2022 A new method for revealing the structure and chemistry of surface spins causing decoherence in quantum circuits has been developed.
  • Delivering climate adaptation and resilience
    Delivering climate adaptation and resilience 15 March 2022 NPL’s response to the IPCC’s Working Group II ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability’ contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).
  • Reflections of an Apprentice
    Reflections of an Apprentice 11 February 2022 To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022, Brad Purcell, Assistant Research Scientist, reflects on his journey through NPL’s apprenticeship scheme
  • Disability Inclusion
    Disability Inclusion 03 December 2021 Laura Watkin, Diversity and Inclusion Business Partner, and Mark Downing, Senior Business App Developer and Leader of the Accessibility Action Group share their experiences of working together to develop a new organisational approach that will help create a disability confident culture at NPL.
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  • UK’s first ever Metrology apprentices graduate
    UK’s first ever Metrology apprentices graduate 08 December 2020 The first ever cohort of Metrology Technician apprentices in the UK have completed their studies at Make UK’s Technology Hub in Aston, Birmingham.
  • NPL creates digital test bed for face masks
    NPL creates digital test bed for face masks 13 November 2020 NPL is leading a project to create a digital test bed for face masks, to help drive digital innovation in UK manufacturing supply chains.
  • Remembrance Day
    Remembrance Day 11 November 2020 NPL staff will mark Remembrance Day this year with a private virtual event, honouring those members of staff who have served and sacrificed their lives for the country.
  • Inside efforts to make PPE for the frontline
    Inside efforts to make PPE for the frontline 20 July 2020 The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched a new online Q&A series to explore the different ways that the engineering profession is contributing to the COVID-19 response.

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