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1st Call for Nominations for 2020 Rideal Lecture

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The SCI Colloid & Surface Chemistry Group is calling for nominations for the 2020 Sir Eric Rideal Lecture. The award celebrates a late career/lifetime achievement of researchers and technologists who have made sustained and outstanding contributions to colloid and interface science or its applications.

Review: A Celebration of 25 Years of Scientific Excellence

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The 25th Joint Annual Conference of the Society of Chemical Industry SCI Chinese UK Group and The Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK (CSCST-UK), was held at University of Manchester from 6 to 7 September 2018.

Travel Bursary available for EHEDG London Conference, Apply now!

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Are you or do you know an aspiring chemical engineer?

SCI is pleased to let you know that The Seligman APV Trust is sponsoring a travel award this year for attendance to the EHEDG World Congress on Hygienic Engineering & Design 2018.

Pavement design, assessment and materials - Event Preview

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Organised by SCI's Construction Materials Group, this one-day event will look at how design of pavements is practiced in the UK and internationally, and will consider what impact the current review of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges may have on the issues surrounding pavement design and materials in the UK.

Government publishes Horizon 2020 Brexit advice

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In preparation for a potential no-deal scenario, the UK government has published advice for UK and EU researchers, universities, and industry on Horizon 2020.

Apply Now – UK/Australia exchange bursary to attend ACIS 2019, Hobart, Australia

A bursary from the Joint Colloid Group (RSC/SCI) is available for a UK-based Early Career Researcher in colloid and interface science to attend Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium 2019.

APPLY NOW!

Algae enzyme improves biofuel production

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An enzyme found in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae could help to accelerate biofuel production.

Interview: DSA recipient Dr Parkash Kochar

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Dr Parkash Kochar is one of this year’s three recipients of SCI’s Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). He joined SCI in 1974 and throughout his membership has been involved heavily in SCI’s Lipids group. Here, Parkash describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Macro Group UK Awards and Medals - Call for Nominations

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All Macro Group UK awards and medals are now open for applications. The Macro group UK awards are open to scientists from any organisation (industrial, commercial, government, academic...).