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Group News

Bright SCIdea Challenge

What's your bright SCIdea? 22-23 February 2018

SCI is launching a national student innovation competition, aiming to enhance the business acumen of young scientists and explore ideas for the new industrial strategy.

McBain Medal 2017: Watching Colloids Work, event preview

McBain Medal 2017: Watching Colloids Work Tuesday 12 December 2017

This year, Dr Rico Tabor from Monash University has been awarded the McBain medal for his work on surfactants and responsive colloidal systems.

Tropical Oils - Production, Applications, Nutritional and Health Aspects, preview

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SCI’s Lipids Group in collaboration with Benelux Lipid Network & EFL are pleased to present this one day conference, to look at the applications, health aspects and sustainability of tropical oils.

24th Annual Review Meeting: Emerging concepts and techniques in organic synthesis

24th Annual Review Meeting: Emerging concepts and techniques in organic synthesis Wednesday 6 December 2017

SCI’s Young Chemists’ Panel is pleased to present the 24th Annual Review Meeting, which will address key areas of contemporary synthetic organic chemistry.

You're Hired 2017 - event preview

You're Hired 2017 Wednesday 29 November 2017

On Wednesday 29 November SCI is pleased to present You’re Hired 2017, a free event aimed at successful preparation for job interviews and career development.

Ferrous Metals in Historic Structures, event preview

Ferrous Metals in Historic Structures Event 2017

This autumn, SCI’s Construction Materials group will study the historical context of iron and steel production and usage, in a one-day seminar that introduces the chemical and microstructural properties which have made them such important structural materials over the years.

5th Nursten Postgraduate Flavour Symposium 2017, Nursten Prize Winner, Martha Skinner reports

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Martha Skinner, PhD student at the University of Nottingham, received this year's SCI sponsored Nursten prize for the best overall presentation.

Testing and Analysis of Concrete - update on precision and accuracy, event preview

Testing and Analysis of Concrete - update on precision and accuracy 16 November 2017

This autumn SCI’s Construction Materials Group is pleased to present an afternoon event to discuss findings from the latest precision experiment for the analysis of hardened concrete.

New Microsoft Research Director to lead AI health initiative

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Microsoft Research, based in Cambridge, UK, has announced the appointment of its new Director, Prof Ian Buchan, a world leader in public health data and technology.

Castner Medal and Lecture 2017: interview with Professor Frank Walsh

Castner Medal

SCI's Electrochemical Technology Group is pleased to announce that Professor Frank Walsh is recipient of the Castner Medal and Lecture 2017. Here he talks about the topic for his lecture; Developments in Electrodes and Electrochemical Cell Design.