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Business Secretary holds Brexit roundtable with businesses

Brexit

Business Secretary, Andrea Leadsom held her first Brexit roundtable with a range of businesses supporting employers to prepare for leaving the EU on 31 October 2019.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2020 Open for Application

Solar Glider

Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit in 2020 and are in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

2020 McBain Medal & Lecture – Call for Nominations

McBain Medal

The McBain Medal and Lecture is an early-career award for researchers and technologists working in the UK on colloid and interface science. Nominations for 2020 are now open.

Applications for 2020 Ramsay Memorial Fellowship now open

Sir William Ramsay

The Ramsay Memorial Fellowship Trust is now open for applications to support postdoctoral chemists in their research.

PM funds Growth Deals to improve regional productivity

English town

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today announced £300m new investment for Growth Deals across Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Immediate action is needed but there is still hope, says leading climate scientist

climate change

On Wednesday 26 June 2019, Professor Hayley Fowler from Newcastle University gave her Public Evening Lecture on ‘Climate change: Increasing extreme weather and impacts on water resources.’

Interview: Lampitt Medal winner Alan Baylis

Lampitt Medal winner Alan Baylis

Dr Alan Baylis is this year’s Lampitt Medal winner. He has been an SCI member since 2003 and Chair of the Board of Trustees. Here, Alan describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Final Horizon 2020 funding to be used for innovation-led growth

lightbulb idea moment

The last portion of funding for the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme will see €11bn committed to innovation-led sustainable growth that will solve the most ‘crucial’ societal challenges.

SCI America Innovation Day 2019

chad mirkin

SCI America’s Innovation Day, to be hosted in 2019 in association with the Science History Institute on 9-10 September, puts a spotlight on the chemical industry’s future.

Government and industry commit £720m to Industrial Strategy challenges

Industrial Strategy

A £720m public-private joint investment will support 11 projects working to commercialise new innovations to solve the Industrial Strategy’s Grand Challenges.