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Group News

AGM 2015 - please use your vote this year!

Jack Melling

Given the number and nature of the vacancies this year the results are likely to help shape the Society for years to come. It is not healthy for SCI to have the election of those who will govern and influence it decided by only 7% of the membership.

AGM 2015 Nominations now open

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SCI Members are encouraged to put themselves forward for election as Trustees or Standing Committee Members and contribute their experience and ideas to shaping the future direction of SCI.

Public Lecture: Dr Dennis Koltsov - video now available

Nanomaterials

The use of nanomaterials such as ultra-fine powders, additives or complex nanostructures used in food and drink products has distinct advantages as well unknown risks and potential public rejection. Find out more by watching the video of the Public Evening Lecture delivered by Dr Dennis Koltsov.

Please Use Your Vote at the AGM 2015

Jack Melling

In most years only some 7% of members use their vote, but given the importance of the forthcoming vacancies for the governance of SCI and the challenges we face, I hope that many more members than usual will participate in the 2015 elections.

SCI's Day of Science & Careers returns on 27 April to London

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SCI's Day of Science & Careers returns on 27 April to London. The Day of Science & Careers is designed for Early Career People with a particular focus on providing information about the wide range of careers covered in the chemical, chemistry using and other science based industries.

SCI Scholarships - application process now open

SCI 2014 Scholars

Each year, SCI offers an opportunity for second year PhD students to apply for a Scholarship to assist with the increasing costs of study. An SCI Scholarship, worth £5,000 split across two years, gives the recipients an opportunity to broaden their network, their skills and their knowledge via dedicated early careers events and mentoring opportunities offered as part of the SCI Scholarship scheme.

Applications for SCI Travel Bursaries now open

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SCI members who are in the early stages of their career are invited to apply for a travel bursary to attend a conference, or to support travel in connection with their work and development. 

Society Awards 2015 - Nominations Now Open

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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.

Successful Annual Conference of CSCST-SCI

21st Joint Annual Conference of CSCST

The 21st Joint Annual Conference of CSCST (the Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology) and SCI's Chinese UK Group was successfully held on 25 October 2014 at the University of Surrey.

The 21st Joint Annual Conference of CSCST-SCI

21st Joint Annual Conference of CSCST-SCI

The Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK (CSCST) and SCI’s Chinese UK Group are co-organising the 21st Joint Annual Conference of CSCST-SCI, which will be hosted by the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering of University of Surrey on Saturday 25 October 2014.