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Group News

AGM 2015: Nominee Biographies now available

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We are pleased to say that we have seen strong interest from a wide range of members who wish to participate in SCI's governance. Details on the nominees are now available.

Distinguished Service Awards Recipients 2015

SCI 2014 AGM

The SCI Distinguished Service Award is presented annually at the AGM. The award celebrates the hard work and goodwill of longer-serving Members of all component parts of SCI, where they give their time as volunteers.

Agrisciences Group welcomes new committee members

Wheatfield

SCI Agrisciences Group’s AGM will take place on Tuesday 19 May at Belgrave Square. The group welcomes any prospective new committee members prepared to contribute ideas, opinions and contacts or organise activities and attend meetings.

Awards: Recognition and Support for SCI Members

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Each year, SCI offers awards in the form of Travel Bursaries, Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards to recognise excellence and nurture dedication in the various and multidisciplinary fields represented by SCI members.

Election 2015 – Have Your Say

Jack Melling

As I write this, nominations have been submitted to the independent scrutineers. SCI Members now have important decisions to make with so many elective offices to be filled. This is our opportunity to decide what we want SCI to be.

2015 SCI Elections: Challenges for Candidates

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Like other similar societies we face significant challenges in the next few years to recruit and, importantly, retain members; particularly active members. SCI Members are encouraged to put themselves forward for election as Trustees or Standing Committee Members to steer the long-term direction of the society and contribute their experience and ideas to shaping its future.

Public Evening Lecture: Prof Michael Stephenson - video now available

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SCI welcomed Prof Michael Stephenson to present the January Public Evening lecture to a packed auditorium on 29 January 2015. The video of the lecture is now available for you to view.

AGM 2015 - please use your vote this year!

Jack Melling

Given the number and nature of the vacancies this year the results are likely to help shape the Society for years to come. It is not healthy for SCI to have the election of those who will govern and influence it decided by only 7% of the membership.

AGM 2015 Nominations now open

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SCI Members are encouraged to put themselves forward for election as Trustees or Standing Committee Members and contribute their experience and ideas to shaping the future direction of SCI.

Public Lecture: Dr Dennis Koltsov - video now available

Nanomaterials

The use of nanomaterials such as ultra-fine powders, additives or complex nanostructures used in food and drink products has distinct advantages as well unknown risks and potential public rejection. Find out more by watching the video of the Public Evening Lecture delivered by Dr Dennis Koltsov.