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Rideal Travel Bursaries - Submit Your Application by 15 October 2015


Rideal Travel Bursaries are offered by the Sir Eric Rideal Trust (managed jointly by SCI and the RSC) twice a year to promising academic research workers in the general field of colloid and surface science to attend conferences and/or visit relevant research institutions. Submit your application by 15 October 2015.

Interview with SCI Scholar, Moni Gupta

Moni Gupta

Moni Gupta received an SCI Scholarship in 2013. Here she tells us what being an SCI Scholar has enabled her to do.

The Building Stones of Cambridge walking tour


SCI Cambridge and Great Eastern held the Building Stones of Cambridge walking tour on 18 June. Attendees were treated to another fascinating tour of the building stones of Cambridge by Dr Nigel Woodcock, Director of Studies in Earth Sciences at University of Cambridge.

Last chance to apply - 2015 Seligman APV Fellowship

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Applications for the Seligman APV fellowship are due to close on 31 July 2015. If you are a recent food engineering graduate or post graduate who is currently based outside the UK and working in industry or academia, the Seligman APV Fellowship may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Review of 134th SCI AGM


The 134th SCI AGM was attended by 66 members. Following a vote, the AGM saw the election of Dr Alan Baylis and the new Chair of the Board of Trustees, as well as four Trustees. Members were also elected unopposed as Ordinary Members of the three Standing Committees. SCI Honorary President Paul Booth OBE was succeeded by Neil Carson.

AGM 2015: Register your attendance

SCI 2014 AGM

Postal voting for the 2015 AGM election has now closed. However, it is still not too late to cast your vote. You can do so in person at the 134th SCI AGM on 1 July 2015.

Public Lecture: Prof Ed Bullmore - video now available


SCI welcomed Prof Ed Bullmore to present a Public Evening Lecture on Understanding and treatment of mental health disorders such as depression and psychosis, on 28 May 2015.

Now the election that really matters!

Jack Melling

The details of candidates for the Chair of BoT and the Trustee vacancies have been mailed to SCI members together with the voting papers, so this is my last message in this series.

My personal invitation to you to attend IEx 2016, 6 to 8 July 2016

Robinson College Cambridge

Dr Rob Terrell, Chair, Organising Committee for IEx 2016 personally extends an invitation to all members and guests to attend IEx 2016 at Robinson College, Cambridge, UK from 6 to 8 July 2016.

AGM 2015: Nominee Biographies now available

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We are pleased to say that we have seen strong interest from a wide range of members who wish to participate in SCI's governance. Details on the nominees are now available.