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Group News

The contribution of ICI to society is raised in UK House of Commons

Houses of Parliament, London
The contribution of ICI to society is raised in UK House of Commons and SCI's celebratory exhibition and panel debate is also recognised.

Weekly roundup 02/12/2016

US shale is likely to benefit from the recent cut in OPEC oil production.
The news from science and industry this week.

Stemming the Tide of Allergens (Public Evening Lecture) - review

Could consumption be an effective strategy to prevent food allergies?

A review of Stemming the Tide of Allergens, Professor Gideon Lack's Public Evening Lecture where he discusses whether early consumption rather than delayed introduction of foods is likely to be more beneficial as a strategy for the prevention of food allergy.

SCI Ambassadors' Scheme

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One of SCI’s key target audiences are early career scientists, and so SCI is keen to improve links with universities across the UK.

The Membership Affairs Committee (MAC) working with the Early Career Support Sub-Committee (ECSSC) has launched a new scheme whereby SCI volunteers will be asked to promote SCI and its activities through their university.

SCI Mentoring Programme Update - November 2016

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SCI is dedicated to supporting members’ careers through training, development and employment opportunities. Earlier this year, to facilitate this mission, SCI launched a new Member Benefit - The SCI Mentoring Programme. Reflecting SCI’s unique strength as a multidisciplinary and all-inclusive Society; partnerships made through the scheme demonstrate SCI’s broad membership and are both multi-industry and multi-science in nature.

Weekly roundup 23/11/2016

Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus could help clear otherwise lethal infections.
The latest science and industry news.

Autumn Statement 2016: impact on science and industry

Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, who today announced the Autumn Statement.

A summary of the announcements in the Autumn Statement 2016 likely to have an impact on science and industry.

Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research

Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research

The UK Science and Technology Committee reports on the impact of leaving the EU on science.

Weekly roundup 18/11/2016

German researchers have compiled a 400-species database to encourage people to plant the consider biodiversity rather than just appearances in urban areas.
A roundup of the science and industry news this week.