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No stone left unturned

Kings College Cambridge

The buildings of Cambridge are world famous, both for their architectural splendour and for their historical record of university and town development over 800 years.

Day of Science and Careers 2014 - Conference Papers

Day of Science and Careers 2014

Day of Science 2014 was held on Monday 28 April 2014 at IPA, 44 Belgrave Square, London, and had over 45 attendees.

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Cambridge Botanic Garden bee borders - photo Howard Rice

Another chance to visit the delightful Cambridge University Botanic Garden, but this time in early June.

CNS Drug Discovery Past Conference Papers

CNS brain

Organised by SCI’s Young Chemists' Panel, 'CNS Drug Discovery' was held on 26 November 2014 at the Takeda in Cambridge.

Wonder of wine

wine glass

The New Year has been and gone, and fading with it into the annals of our individual histories are well-intended (but, almost inevitably, short-lived) resolutions that have been swept under the carpet.

Moving to low carbon energy provision - do we have a choice?

Geoff Maitland

Prof Geoffrey Maitland of Imperial College London treated the Cambridge and Great Eastern Group to an excellent talk on 28 November 2013 at the Pfizer Lecture Theatre, Cambridge.

The Science of Whisky - A tasting tour of Scotland's finest

Andrew and Mary Howe

The Cambridge and Great Eastern Group enjoyed an excellent whisky lecture and tasting on 12 Dec 2013, courtesy of International Wine Challenge (IWC) judge Alex Woolgar-Toms.

SCI College of Scholars fourth regional presentations meeting


The College of Scholars returned to the Chemistry Dept at Cambridge University for its fourth regional presentations meeting on 31 October 2012. It was again held jointly with Cambridge University’s Chemical Society and SCI's Cambridge and Great Eastern regional group.

A virtual tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden


Our tour of the Cambridge University Botanic Garden on 7 June took on a virtual twist this summer, thanks to Gwenda Kyd of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), who introduced us to the new smartphone-assisted chemical trail.

SCI Seligman Fellowship Report - Swati Kadam

Swati Kadam

Swati Kadam was awarded a Seligman Travel Bursary in 2012, here she shares her experience visiting UK Universities and Research Organisations.