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In light of developments in relation to COVID-19 and efforts around the world to control its spread, I am providing an update on SCI’s response

Seligman APV Travel Bursary Applications Open

Biotechnology woman engineer examining plant leaf for disease

Are you or do you know an aspiring chemical engineer? SCI is pleased to let you know that The Seligman APV Trust is sponsoring 3 travel awards (of up to £1000) this year.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Olivia Pabois, reports from Australia

Olivia Pabois

Olivia Pabois was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend a research visit at the Australian nuclear and science technology organisation (ANSTO), in Sydney, Australia. Here she tells us how the research visit enabled her to complement her PhD project and strengthen her knowledge, showcase her research and to increase her network.

Seligman Travel Bursary Recipient, Jeyan Arthur Moses, reports from Australia

Jeyan Arthur Moses

Jeyan Arthur Moses was awarded a Seligman APV Travel Bursary to attend the 13th edition of the International Congress on Engineering and Food in Melbourne, Australia. Here, he tells us about how he had the opportunity to visit the RMIT Food Research and Innovation Centre, how he was able to network with renowned scientists and gained new ideas for his future research.

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 between 1 July and 31 December 2020 and are in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

Technology is yielding new insights for improving wheat


Syngenta’s research investment will have farmers set for the future.

The insect snack that could help improve your gut health

Healthy insect snacks

In the last part of our series on insects for food, we look at insects as an alternative healthy snack.

Where Science Mince Business (Ho! Ho! Ho!)

Mince pies

Taking on the task of eating and rigorously assessing mince pies from nine supermarkets, SCI’s Business Development team reveals the winner of its Mince Pie Challenge.

European funding supports the wormburger


Continuing our short series on insect-based alternative foods, we look at the proliferation of insect burgers.

Crickets give bread a nutritional hit

Cricket insect on leaf

Launching a world first, Finland’s Fazer uses house crickets to enrich its bread.