Without water, no life could exist, and many essential and nonessential human activities wouldn’t be possible without the use of healthy waterways. It is therefore the responsibility of us all to ensure that our local waterways, whether it be a … Continue reading The Importance of Maintaining and Monitoring Waterways
When you are purchasing a pH Meter, there are 5 essential things you should consider: Accuracy, Calibration, Electrodes, Temperature, and Portability. In this article, we seek to discuss these aspects and help guide you to make a decision that will … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a pH Meter
As a laboratory manager, it can be a debate as to whether you should have preferred suppliers or remain flexible with your ordering requirements. There are pro’s and cons for both options but if you are looking to have a … Continue reading Key Attributes of a Preferred Supplier
Managing inventory in the laboratory is an important task and the significance of it is largely overlooked. Inventory management remains one of the single most effective ways to reduce costs and improve productivity. The team at Westlab have written this … Continue reading 4 Tips to Manage Laboratory Inventory
The era of long bland corridors and small lonely laboratories is almost over for most progressive schools in 2018. Corridors are now seen as open and opportune meeting places where communication and collaboration can take place spontaneously. Wide corridors with … Continue reading Driving STEM Space Excellence
Building a STEM facility at your school can be a daunting task, especially if you feel you are running behind the STEM wave. At Westlab, we are continually supporting schools across Australia and Canada to assist them in creating world-class … Continue reading Where to begin with a new STEM education facility, especially when you’re behind the wave?
There are many areas to consider when preparing a feasibility study for a new STEM facility at your school. Depending on the size of the project you are undertaking, the process will involve some of the following steps; Brainstorming, Concepts, … Continue reading Creating a Feasibility Study for a new STEM Education Facility
The Challenge Building a STEM space at your school can be a challenge, especially if you have budgetary constraints. There are many ways to create your STEM space without spending excessive amounts of money. In this article, we go over … Continue reading How to build STEM spaces while adhering to budget constraints.
TEAM = Together Everyone Achieves More. This popular acronym is very true, but in reality, how does it work and what application does it have to your laboratory? To find out we turned to our own team for ideas and this … Continue reading The Power of TEAMWORK in the Laboratory.
Online ordering is one of the most popular ways of ordering laboratory supplies in the 21st century. It is important to associate your purchasing with suppliers that are continually adapting their online platforms to give you a faster and more … Continue reading What makes a reliable online ordering laboratory supply website.