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Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2020 Open for Application

Solar Glider

Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit between 1 July and 31 December 2020 and are in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

Technology is yielding new insights for improving wheat

wheat

Syngenta’s research investment will have farmers set for the future.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Shanshan Xu, reports from Germany

ShanShan Xu

Shanshan Xu was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend the 14th European Congress on Catalysis, EuropaCat 2019 in Aachen, Germany. Here, she tells us about the opportunities the event gave her to network and how she was able to learn from other researchers.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Fabian Talbot, reports from Germany

Fabien Talbot, SCI Scholar

Fabien Talbot was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 20th IUPAC International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis in Heidelberg, Germany. Here he tells us about his poster presentation, how he was able to discover new research groups and the importance of networking for future career opportunities.

The insect snack that could help improve your gut health

Healthy insect snacks

In the last part of our series on insects for food, we look at insects as an alternative healthy snack.

Where Science Mince Business (Ho! Ho! Ho!)

Mince pies

Taking on the task of eating and rigorously assessing mince pies from nine supermarkets, SCI’s Business Development team reveals the winner of its Mince Pie Challenge.

European funding supports the wormburger

Insect_burgers

Continuing our short series on insect-based alternative foods, we look at the proliferation of insect burgers.

The life sciences sector in the UK

Life sciences UK

The drive to deliver the Life Science Sector Deal 2 brought together key stakeholders and researchers at the Westminster Health Forum conference held on the 6th December in London.

Crickets give bread a nutritional hit

Cricket insect on leaf

Launching a world first, Finland’s Fazer uses house crickets to enrich its bread.