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The Internationally renowned ion exchange conference and associated training courses

Robinson College Cambridge

The SCI IEX Conferences brings together and internationally recognised group of experts in the field of ion exchange and their associated uses (catalysis) every four years. Over 100 papers will be presented orally or in poster presentations this time and provides the opportunity for the ion exchange manufacturing and service companies, end user and researchers to present papers on the theory and practice of this importance process widely employed in so many industries, as well as providing a detailed insight into current best practice and future ion exchange developments.

New Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry Conference Papers

New Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry

New Approaches in Medicinal Chemistry was held on 27 January 2016 at GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage in one of their major research and development centers. The event introduced and reviewed a wide range of hot topics and approaches that may be used in discovering the drugs of tomorrow.

Public Evening Lecture - Sir Paul Nurse on The Francis Crick Institute

On Wednesday 30 March 2016, SCI’s Public Evening Lecture will invite us behind the scenes of The Francis Crick Institute. The lecture will be delivered by Sir Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute.

CPD points now available for SCI members

SCI is pleased to announce that it has become a CPD Standards Accredited Centre. This means that SCI members can now gain CPD points by attending eligible SCI conferences.

From round-bottom flask to chemical reactor: 33rd SCI Process Development Symposium

Process Development Symposium 2015

The 33rd SCI Process Development Symposium will explore this highly interdisciplinary field by bringing together a broad range of experts from various backgrounds. Organised by SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group, this established and well-attended meeting offers a discussion platform for process scientists from across the entire spectrum of the discipline.

Applications now open for SCI Scholarships 2016

SCI 2014 Scholars

Are you a PhD student approaching your second year of study and looking for financial support to assist with your study costs? If you are studying for a PhD in one of the many technical interest areas represented by SCI’s diverse membership, consider applying for a Scholarship. Application deadline is 30 April 2016.

A Historian's Guide to Amateur Plant Breeding - The DIY Gardening Evolution

DIY Gardening Evolution

In a beautifully constructed lecture organised by SCI's Cambridge and Great Eastern Group on 3 December 2015, Helen Anne Curry, Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University, described the efforts of amateur gardeners to create their own new varieties of flowers, fruits, and vegetables throughout the twentieth century.

Public Lecture: Dr Sam Collins - video now available

Dr Sam Collin Lecture Image

SCI welcomed Dr Sam Collins Allen to present a Public Evening Lecture on 1 Dec 2015 about his experience working in Sierra Leone during the recent Ebola outbreak. Watch the vide of the full lecture today!

Joanne Lyall awarded Honorary SCI Membership

Joanne Lyall

SCI is pleased to announce that Joanne Lyall has been awarded an SCI Honorary Membership. Joanne was Executive Director at SCI from June 2010 - November 2013.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2016 open for application

Travel - Plane Engine

If you are travelling to a conference or planning a study visit in 2016 and are in need of funds have you considered applying for an SCI Travel Bursary? You could get up to £1500 to support you with travel costs.