What we do - Making it crystal clear

  • Putting things in Perspective

    The day to day work carried out by the members of the APA has a direct effect on our daily lives — from the food that we eat to the air we breathe, from checking the safety of children's toys to providing a frontline emergency response unit for chemical leaks.

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  • Case studies

    View some recent case studies of work carried out by members of the APA showcasing the diverse range of instances where our members get involved.

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Job Vacancies

  • Senior Scientist - Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory with Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory

    Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory, is one of only seven public sector official food and feed control (Public Analyst) laboratories in the UK. Accredited through UKAS to the ISO 17025 Standard we carry out a wide range of chemical analysis and microbiological examination on food, animal feed, potable and non-potable waters for public and private sector clients who value us for the quality of our work, knowledge of legislation and customer engagement. Due to a retirement we are looking to appoint a Senior Scientist who, in addition to the requirements of the job profile, has extensive experience of working in an ISO 17025 accredited chemistry or microbiology laboratory with demonstrable skills in the areas of troubleshooting, method development and validation, as well as training and supervision.

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