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McBain Medal & Lecture – 1st Call for Nominations

McBain Medal

The McBain Medal and Lecture is an early-career award for researchers and technologists working in the UK on colloid and interface science.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2018 open for application

hand and globe

Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit and in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

RACI 100: SCI Symposium report from Australia

RACI 100 Foyer

In July this year David Witty, SCI Board of Trustees, and Richard Thwaites, Chair of SCI Australia International Group, chaired an SCI Symposium as part of the RACI 100 event. Here they report on the highlights of the SCI Symposium - where science met business.

Introducing SCI's Andrew Medal and Lecture

Dr Sydney Andrew FRS

SCI is pleased to present the Andrew Medal and Lecture, made possible by the legacy of Dr Sydney Andrew (1926-2011). The medal will be presented to Sir John Beddington at a Public Evening Lecture on Wednesday 20 September 2017.

CRISPR and the future of gene editing in the UK

Genetic engineering and gene manipulation concept. Hand is replacing part of a DNA molecule. 3D rendered illustration of DNA.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing tool that is swiftly becoming one of the most revolutionary new technologies. Britain has a unique opportunity to become a world leader in this field, pioneering advances in research, medicine, and agriculture.

Graduate SCI Scholar Interview James Adams

James Adams

James Adams received an SCI Scholarship in 2015. Here he tells us what being an SCI Scholar has enabled him to do.

Public Evening Lecture: Sir John Beddington

Globe Sir John Beddington PEL

Invitation to SCI's September Public Evening Lecture, to be given by Sir John Beddington, who will be presented with SCI's Andrew Medal at the event.

Beilby Medal and Prize - Presentation at SCI Composites 2017

Ken-Tye Yong

This year's Beilby Medal and prize winner is Associate Professor Ken Tye Yong.

The 24th Annual SCI-CSCST Conference

24th SCI-CSCST UK Conference 2017

The 24th Joint Annual Conference of the SCI Chinese UK Group and The Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK (CSCST-UK), was held at Northumbria University from 23 to 24 June 2017, with the theme Novel Materials and Surfaces for Future Engineering.

How disruptive could machine intelligence be?

Artificial intelligence

Could artificial intelligence change the world as we know it?