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Group News

SCI Members’ Discount on BCPC Congress 2018

BCPC 2018

SCI is delighted to support the 2018 BCPC Congress organised by TSGE Forum and has secured a 10% member discount off the registration rate for SCI Members.

AGM 2018: Review

AGM 2018

Our roundup of SCI's 2018 AGM

Interview: DSA recipient Tim Reynolds

tim reynolds

Tim Reynolds is one of three recipients of this year's Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). Having joined SCI in 1987, Tim has sat on various committees, including the Early Careers Committee whose members nominated him for this award. Here, Tim describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Xin Yi Ong, reports from WCPT8, Florida, USA

2018 Travel Bursary Recipient, Xin Yi Ong

Xin Yi Ong was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend this year’s 8th World Congress on Particle Technology in Orlando. Here, she tell us about her research and the positive networking experience she gained from the conference.

Meet SCI’s 2018 DSA recipients

dsa winners 2018

SCI’s prestigious Society Member Recognition Award, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) will be presented at the 137th SCI AGM, to be held on Wednesday 4 July 2018 at SCI HQ to Kevin Smith, Tim Reynolds, and Parkash Kochhar.

Defra’s ‘world-leading’ microbeads ban comes into effect

microbead

From today, retailers in England and Scotland will no longer be able to sell cosmetics and other personal care products that contain microbeads.

The power of analytics in farm sustainability

Smart farm data

Agrisciences Group Member Dr Andreas Soteriades describes how data is changing the way we farm.

SCI AGM 2018 Voting now open

red vote button

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. As there are more candidates than positions for the Chair and Ordinary Members of the Board of Trustees there will be an election.

Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges

Grand challenges

UK government Ministers have delivered a series of debates chaired by former Science Minister Lord Willetts to engage delegates with the progress of the Industrial Strategy's Grand Challenges.

#SCIPEL: Casting light on a greener future

Martyn Poliakoff

On Wednesday 25 April 2018 at his Public Evening Lecture, Sir Martyn discussed the role of photochemistry – the study of light’s effects on chemical reactions – in creating a greener and more sustainable society as essential resources deplete.