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Sir Martyn Poliakoff – Casting light on a greener future

Martyn Poliakoff

On Wednesday 25 April 2018 at his SCI Public Evening Lecture, Sir Martyn will update the audience on his team’s work into making photochemistry greener, more energy efficient, and more widely accessible.

Delivering on open access: What’s next?

stack of journals

Delegates from academia, learned societies and publishing gathered at a forum to discuss the next steps in ensuring the success of open access with UKRI chief Mark Walport.

Nanoparticle material could prevent hospital infection

Medical professionals.

Materials scientists at the University of Manchester have developed an antibacterial material that could be used to prevent the spread of infection in hospitals.

Thomas Swan obituary (1943-2018)

thomas swan

SCI ex-President Thomas Swan has passed away at the age of 75.

Manufacturing sectors disproportionally affected by Brexit, says report

manufacturing

A new report published by economists at the University of Sussex suggests that of the five proposed Brexit scenarios laid out by the government, none would result in a positive outcome for manufacturing in the UK.

Bright SCIdea Challenge – all videos available now!

Bright SCIdea Challenge

All six Bright SCIdea Challenge training videos are now available!

Our Membership Survey is here!

People networking

SCI's newly-formed Membership Committee are launching a survey to help us further understand the interests and concerns of our members.

Applications now open for SCI Scholarships 2018

SCI Scholars 2016

Are you a PhD student approaching your second year of study and looking for financial support to assist with your study costs? Did you know that every year SCI awards Scholarships worth £5000?

Innovation Prize 2018 – Call for applications!

innovation prize

The Universal Biotech Innovation Prize is an international competition open for young pharmaceutical start-ups – 8 years old or less – and academic research groups developing innovative projects in the life sciences area.

UKRI launches roadmap

Sam Gyimah

The new Universities and Science Minister, Sam Gyimah, has launched UKRI’s Research and Innovation Infrastructure Roadmap project.