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Group News

Agrisciences Group partners with UK Plant Science Federation

UK PlantSci Logo

SCI Agrisciences Group collaborated with a number of other partners to organise the annual UK Plant Science Federation conference. This year the overall topic was Plants in a changing world: molecule to ecosystem and saw contributions from SCI Agrisciences Group members and a range of industry experts.

AGM 2016 Nominations now open

2016 SCI AGM Nominations open

SCI is currently going through an exciting phase of development and growth. As such, we are now calling for Members who have the experience to guide SCI through this and put themselves forward for available positions. Nominations are open and will close at midnight on Monday 30 May.

Distinguished Service Awards Recipients 2016

DSA and Lampitt Awards

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 and the 2016 recipients have now been announced. SCI's 2016 AGM will take place on 6 July 2016, where the DSA awards will be presented and all SCI members are welcome to attend.

AGM 2016: Introducing Electronic Voting

Red Voting Key on Keyboard

From 2016, Members are being offered the option to vote online for the available positions on the SCI Board of Trustees and Standing Committees, making it easier for you to cast your vote. We hope that you will be encouraged to engage with this election process.

Ion Exchange Resins in the Power Generation Industry

IEX 2016

EDF Energy's Carl Atkinson will be giving three talks at the upcoming IEX event. Read his article on how ion exchange resins provide a cost effective and efficient method for creating and maintaining a supply of ultra-pure water for the power industry.

Chemistry and Material Science Undergraduate Symposium - 2016

Jessica Cross

For the first time SCI and the Department of Chemistry (University of Cambridge) came together to organise an undergraduate symposium which was held in March 2016 at the Pfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, and had the support of the Graduate Networking and Social Committee.

Malaria Control: Better Health, Better Future 2016

cold fogging

Following up from the World Malaria Day (WMD) celebration initiative and subsequent commitment by SCI in 2015 to be part of the global millennium development goal to eradicate malaria, it so happens that this year’s theme is ‘Eradicate Malaria for Good’

World Malaria Day 2016: Eradicate Malaria for Good


In 2015, we introduced World Malaria Day commemoration among future SCI activities. This year’s theme is ‘Eradicate Malaria for Good’. We believe that the international and multidisciplinary aspect of SCI offers an excellent platform from which to source ideas to develop and implement projects which will contribute towards the efforts to eradicate Malaria for Good! We hope you will learn, enjoy and find inspiration in the articles we will bring to you during this period and become involved in this global venture.

Public Evening Lecture - Prof Jack Winkler and Dr Rob Winwood on Fat Lies and Thin Truths

On Tuesday 17 May 2016 SCI’s Public Evening Lecture will enter the discussion over dietary consumption of fats, the beliefs, myths and current evidence of the effect on public health. The lecture will be delivered by Prof Jack Winkler Nutrition Policy Unit and Emeritus Professor London Metropolitan University and Dr Rob Winwood, chair of the GOEDomega-3 science committee and science communications manager at DSM Nutritional Products.