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Transgenic maize produces kernels during drought

maize

Through the introduction of a rice gene, scientists have produced a maize plant that harvests more kernels per plant – even in periods of drought.

Manufacturing sectors disproportionally affected by Brexit, says report

manufacturing

A new report published by economists at the University of Sussex suggests that of the five proposed Brexit scenarios laid out by the government, none would result in a positive outcome for manufacturing in the UK.

Innovation in Design and Acquisition of Compound Screening Libraries - event preview

Compound

This one-day symposium on Tuesday 15 May 2018 seeks to inform and create a dynamic environment for discussion. In this ever-evolving area, it is critical to understand the current design and selection methods of compound screening libraries, along with the range of available business models for library acquisition and enhancement.

Our Membership Survey is here!

People networking

SCI's newly-formed Membership Committee are launching a survey to help us further understand the interests and concerns of our members.

Applications now open for SCI Scholarships 2018

SCI Scholars 2016

Are you a PhD student approaching your second year of study and looking for financial support to assist with your study costs? Did you know that every year SCI awards Scholarships worth £5000?

Innovation Prize 2018 – Call for applications!

innovation prize

The Universal Biotech Innovation Prize is an international competition open for young pharmaceutical start-ups – 8 years old or less – and academic research groups developing innovative projects in the life sciences area.

Bright SCIdea Challenge: thinking about marketing

marketing

Perfecting your products' brand is one of the most important ways to launch a successful business. Following on from our Bright SCIdea training videos, find out more on how to market your brand effectively.

An environmental plan for the future

countryside

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published a 25-year Environment Plan outlining the actions the government will take to ‘protect and improve the environment both at home and abroad’.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Joseph Socci, reports from his research visit to the Biorenewables Research Laboratory located at Iowa State University, USA.

Joseph Socci

Joseph Socci was awarded the Messel Travel Bursary to attend a research visit to the Biorenewables Research Laboratory. Here, he tells us why visiting the laboratory was an excellent experience to carry out part of his research.

DSA and Lampitt Nominations 2018 - Submit Your Nomination by 30 March 2018

Lampitt Medal

SCI has two prestigious Society Awards that are awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to SCI. The Lampitt Medal honours members who have given their own gifts of time, leadership, vision and enthusiasm to more than one area of the Society's activities. The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is given to members of the Society who have contributed significant and sustained service to at least one element in the SCI structure for ten years or more.