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Congratulations to Dr John Wilkins, Chair of SCI's Cambridge and Great Eastern Group

Dr John Wilkins

John Wilkins has been a member of SCI since 1992 and he has been Chair of the Cambridge and Great Eastern committee since 2006. John is a frequent contributor to SCI’s forums and has organised many events. Alongside John’s contributions to SCI, and his day job as an External Affairs Manager for Mologic, he has recently received his doctorate from Cardiff University. Here, John tells us a little more about the path he took to achieve his goal.

135th SCI AGM - save the date

Belgrave Square, London

The 135th SCI AGM will be held on Wednesday 6 July. Please save the date in your diary.

The Chemical Industry Awards 2016

The Chemical Industry Awards 2016

The Chemical Industry Awards are the premier accolades for the UK chemical industry. They are designed to offer a unique opportunity to highlight and promote excellent performance at the company, site or individual level.

Rideal Bursaries 2016 - submit your application by 15 April


Submit your application by 15 April for your chance to secure a grant of up to £500 to assist with travel, subsistence, and where appropriate, conference registration.

IEX2016 - Session Overview: Bioprocessing

IEX 2016

The Bioprocessing session is part of IEX2016 and aims to look at ion exchange purification challenges and solutions within the biopharmaceutical and food industry. The vast majority of therapeutic bioproduct quality attributes and impurities are associated with host cell line and the upstream manufacturing processes. This session includes talks from a range of speakers on this subject.

Register now! - SCI's Day of Science & Careers London, 13 April 2016

Early Careers Events

The event will take place at SCI’s prestigious Belgrave Square premises on 13 April 2016. Speakers from a range of industrial, academic and independent backgrounds will present their career pathway and offer insights into what to look out for, and what to consider, when choosing your next steps.

Speaker interview, 33rd Process Development Symposium: Michael Willis

Michael Willis

Michael Willis is Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Oxford and has recently been awarded the 2015 Process Chemistry Award. He will be a speaker at the upcoming 33rd SCI Process Development Symposium (Wednesday 6 - Friday 8 April, University of Cambridge) and is a member of SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group, Young Chemists’ Panel and Bristol and South West Group.

Nominate the next Heroes of Chemistry

ACS Heroes of Chemistry

SCI is pleased to announce news from our collaborative partner, the American Chemical Society (ACS). Nominations for the ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award Program 2016 awards are now open! Each year, small and large companies from around the world are invited to nominate their employees to recognise their talent, creativity, and innovation. Nomination deadline: 21 March 2016.

Public Evening Lecture: Guy Smith video now available

Cackline Bee

SCI welcomed Mr Guy Smith to present a Public Evening Lecture on 10 February 2016 on why we need to use analysis based on good science that balances both the needs of UK farmers and the needs of the wildlife that uses their crops as habitat. Watch the video of the full lecture today!