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Group News

Malaria Control: Better Health, Better Future 2016

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Following up from the World Malaria Day (WMD) celebration initiative and subsequent commitment by SCI in 2015 to be part of the global millennium development goal to eradicate malaria, it so happens that this year’s theme is ‘Eradicate Malaria for Good’

World Malaria Day 2016: Eradicate Malaria for Good

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In 2015, we introduced World Malaria Day commemoration among future SCI activities. This year’s theme is ‘Eradicate Malaria for Good’. We believe that the international and multidisciplinary aspect of SCI offers an excellent platform from which to source ideas to develop and implement projects which will contribute towards the efforts to eradicate Malaria for Good! We hope you will learn, enjoy and find inspiration in the articles we will bring to you during this period and become involved in this global venture.

Public Evening Lecture - Prof Jack Winkler and Dr Rob Winwood on Fat Lies and Thin Truths

On Tuesday 17 May 2016 SCI’s Public Evening Lecture will enter the discussion over dietary consumption of fats, the beliefs, myths and current evidence of the effect on public health. The lecture will be delivered by Prof Jack Winkler Nutrition Policy Unit and Emeritus Professor London Metropolitan University and Dr Rob Winwood, chair of the GOEDomega-3 science committee and science communications manager at DSM Nutritional Products.

135th SCI AGM - save the date

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The 135th SCI AGM will be held on Wednesday 6 July. Please save the date in your diary.

The Chemical Industry Awards 2016

The Chemical Industry Awards 2016

The Chemical Industry Awards are the premier accolades for the UK chemical industry. They are designed to offer a unique opportunity to highlight and promote excellent performance at the company, site or individual level.

Rideal Bursaries 2016 - submit your application by 15 April

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Submit your application by 15 April for your chance to secure a grant of up to £500 to assist with travel, subsistence, and where appropriate, conference registration.

Register now! - SCI's Day of Science & Careers London, 13 April 2016

Early Careers Events

The event will take place at SCI’s prestigious Belgrave Square premises on 13 April 2016. Speakers from a range of industrial, academic and independent backgrounds will present their career pathway and offer insights into what to look out for, and what to consider, when choosing your next steps.

Nominate the next Heroes of Chemistry

ACS Heroes of Chemistry

SCI is pleased to announce news from our collaborative partner, the American Chemical Society (ACS). Nominations for the ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award Program 2016 awards are now open! Each year, small and large companies from around the world are invited to nominate their employees to recognise their talent, creativity, and innovation. Nomination deadline: 21 March 2016.

Public Evening Lecture: Guy Smith video now available

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SCI welcomed Mr Guy Smith to present a Public Evening Lecture on 10 February 2016 on why we need to use analysis based on good science that balances both the needs of UK farmers and the needs of the wildlife that uses their crops as habitat. Watch the video of the full lecture today!