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PoliSCI (w/e 5 April 2019)

PoliSCI

Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Jenny Gracie, reports from the University of Cambridge

Jenny Gracie - Messel Travel Bursary Recipient

Jenny Gracie was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary for an internship with the Naked Scientists based at the University of Cambridge. Here she describes how her attendance has developed her skills and confidence in the area of science communication which she can now use to help shape her future career.

Chemical industry calls for government to secure Brexit deal

big ben

The government is being urged by the chemical industry to secure more certainty over Brexit by agreeing to a deal, says the Chemical Industries Association (CIA).

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Deepak Dwivedi, reports from the BP Institute, University of Cambridge, UK

Deepak Dwivedi

Deepak Dwivedi was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend overseas training at the BP Institute, University of Cambridge, UK. Here, he tells us about his research and the different sets of experiments that he undertook.

Event: Next steps for food packaging and waste policy across the UK

food packaging

On Tuesday 16 July 2019, Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum are hosting Next steps for food packaging and waste policy across the UK.

The Bright SCIdea Challenge 2019

2019 scidea trophies

The second annual Bright SCIdea Challenge saw Durham University students, Plastech Innovation, win £5,000 for their plastics-derived concrete business.

PoliSCI (w/e 29 March 2019)

PoliSCI

Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

Partial Horizon Europe deal agreed

EU flag science

European Parliament and the EU Council have reached a partial agreement on the Horizon Europe research programme, but still no deal has been reached on its budget and non-EU country participation.

Dr Chad Mirkin awarded prestigious Perkin Medal

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SCI America has announced that world-renowned chemist and nanoscience expert Dr Chad Mirkin has won the 2019 Perkin Medal.

How did science fair in the 2019 Spring Statement?

Philip Hammond

In a historic week in government, Chancellor Philip Hammond has presented his Spring Statement to government; and science plays a vital role.