News and events
12 September 2011 – The MSc Forensic Science programme receives full accreditation from The Forensic Science Society (http://www.forensic-science-society.org.uk)
16 November 2010 Drug Control Centre recognised as Centre of Innovation
Waters Corporation, the major US manufacturer of scientific analytical instrumentation, has welcomed King’s Drug Control Centre into its ‘Centers of Innovation Program’.
20 October 2010 Anti-Doping Experts at Commonwealth Games
Professor David Cowan, Christiaan Bartlett & Dr Alan Brailsford from the Drug Control Centre recently returned from the Commonwealth Games, where they were guests of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL).
27 July 2010 Scientists in sport: blood, sweat and urine samples
Over 150 school children from around London visited Guy’s Campus on 14 July for a day of lectures and workshops about scientists in sport.
03 March 2010 Drug Control Centre 'world first'
The Drug Control Centre has made a major breakthrough in the international fight against doping in sport.
30 November 2009 King’s to run anti-doping facility for London 2012
King's has formed an alliance with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to enable its world-renowned Drug Control Centre to operate a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited satellite laboratory during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The partnership was brokered by King’s Business, the innovation arm of King’s.
16 May 2008 Olympic visitors to drug lab
Members of the Beijing Olympic Games drug testing team are visiting King’s Drug Control Centre this week on a fact-finding mission to learn from the UK’s only accredited laboratory how to rid the Games of drug cheats.
03 August 2006 King's awarded anti-doping contract
One year on from the announcement that the 2012 Olympics will be held in London, it is announced today that the internationally-renowned Drug Control Centre at King's College London has been awarded a five-year contract to undertake the drug testing on athletes tested under the UK Sport Anti-Doping Testing Programme.
01 December 2006 Asian Games drug testing undertaken at King's
The International Olympic Committee accredited Drug Control Centre at King's College London will undertake all the drug testing of athletes for the 15th Asian Games, which begin today, Friday 1 December in the capital city of Qatar, Doha.
17 June 2004 King's College London Tests Olympians
Video on Research-TV about our anti-doping programme to be carried out in the UK.
14 June 2004 Lab undertakes Pre-Games testing
Every British athlete taking part in the Olympics will be drug tested at least once before they leave for Athens. The Drug Control Centre at King’s College London will be undertaking the testing on behalf of UK Sport in the run up to the 2004 Olympic Games and the Paralympics.
12 July 2002 Commonwealth Games drug testing at King's
UK Sport's drug testing for the Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002 will take place at King's College London's Drug Control Centre.