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read more about Photostability testing theory and practice
Photostability testing at Q1 Scientific

Photostability testing theory and practice

Pharmaceutical manufacturers must establish the stability of their drug products towards light.  But what makes a drug molecule or formulation unstable to light, and how can appropriate protection be given? Find out in this guest post from Dr. Mark Powell on photostability testing.



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Meet Marie the Q1 Scientific Stability Operations Manager

Meet our Stability Operations Manager

Marie Morrissey joined the Q1 Scientific team back in 2014 as a Stability Coordinator with responsibility for sample pulls, set downs and documentation. Since then, Marie has progressed through the company and was recently promoted to Operations Manager. Marie now manages our operations team, all aspects of our stability storage operations and works closely with … Continued


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Shelf Life Evaluation and Extrapolation

Shelf life evaluation and extrapolation

How do you set a retest period for a drug substance or shelf life for a drug product? How can extrapolation be applied to propose a retest period or shelf life for a drug product that extends beyond the period covered by real-time stability data? In this article, we outline how we can assist you with … Continued


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Cold chain logistics and vaccine storage

The importance of vaccine cold chain logistics

Cold chain logistics are a constant challenge for the healthcare supply chain. With the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines the whole pharmaceutical supply chain is facing a huge and complex task.



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Moving samples after Brexit

Moving samples after Brexit

As the team at Q1 Scientific adjusts to the new regulations, we have created this guide to show how we can support UK companies and testing laboratories with moving samples after Brexit to and from Q1 Scientific.


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Susan Whelan Stabililty and Operations Technician

Susan Whelan joins as Stability and Operations Technician

Back in September, Susan Whelan joined the Q1 Scientific team as a Stability and Operations Technician. Just after starting with Q1 Scientific, Susan received an email from the University of Limerick to say that they were awarding her ‘Student of the Year’ after graduating top of her class.