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Malaria: prevention is better than cure

Malaria sporozoites

A research team has tested more than 500,000 chemical compounds to discover 631 that show promise for treating malaria at an earlier stage.

ExxonMobil’s Neil Chapman to receive SCI Chemical Industry Medal

neil chapman

SCI America has announced that the 2019 SCI Chemical Industry Medal will be presented to Neil Chapman, Senior Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He will receive the medal at a formal dinner convened in his honor on 12 March 2019 at Essex House in New York City, US.

Chemistry Council launches Strategy

Chemistry Council

Delivering innovation-based growth is at the heart of the Chemistry Council’s new strategy for the chemicals sector, to be launched today.

Nominations for the 2019 Beilby award now open

Beilby Medal

We are pleased to announce that the Nominations for the 2019 Beilby award are now open.

Public Evening Lecture: Professor Paul Workman – Defeating Cancer: Progress and Challenges

paul workman pel image

At his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 27 February 2019, Professor Paul Workman will discuss how outcomes will be improved for cancer patients in the future, including developments in early detection, accurate diagnosis and prevention, new therapies for control and cure, and the impact of AI.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Fahima Idiris, reports from Boston, USA

Fahima Idiris

Fahima Idiris was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, USA. Here she tells us about her research, the interesting talks she attended, how she increased her network of contacts and improved her oral presentation skills as well as the opportunity to talk to recruiters about potential future career paths.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Sean Ellacott, reports from Boston

Sean Ellacott

Sean Ellacott was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 256th ACS National Meeting in Boston, USA. Here he tells us what an excellent training opportunity it was, helping him to develop his presentation and communication skills as well as his problem-solving skills – deciding which talk to attend of the many interesting ones available!

Journal Highlights October 2018

Highlights

SCI's peer-reviewed journals provide commentary articles and research studies undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas while addressing global audiences by crossing academic, industrial, government and science policy sectors.

Platinum breaks strongest carbon bond

ISS beamline

A new platinum (Pt) catalyst can break one of the strongest chemical bonds known – the carbon-fluorine bond – which could lead to breakthroughs in chemical synthesis and environmental pollution clean-up.