We use cookies to ensure that our site works correctly and provides you with the best experience. If you continue using our site without changing your browser settings, we'll assume that you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use and how to manage them by reading our cookies policy. Hide

Group News

Society Awards 2015 - Nominations Now Open


SCI has two prestigious Society Awards that are awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to SCI. Nominations are now open for both awards. Please note that only service to SCI is relevant to these nominations. So, if you know someone who you would like to see recognised for their contribution to SCI, please complete the relevant nomination form using the links below. Please refer to the related guidelines to ensure that you have provided the required information in your nomination.

Bonfire Night Lecture: As if by Magic

smoke on water

The Cambridge and Great Eastern Group are delighted to welcome back the inimitable Dr Andy Szydlo from Highgate School for this year's Bonfire Night Chemistry Lecture.

Update from the 133rd SCI AGM

AGM 2014 - members

The newly finished Auditorium was unveiled for the 133rd SCI AGM on 2 July 2014 and Members were delighted with the new look.

SCI Scholars announced - 2014


This year’s scholarship applications were assessed by the Early Careers Support Sub Committee and we are pleased to announce that three SCI members have been awarded scholarships in the disciplines of biotechnology, electrochemistry and fine chemicals.

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.