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Journal Highlights: March 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. To view the full range of SCI's journals, visit our Publications page!

Event review: Day of Science and Careers, London

Early Career News

SCI’s Early Careers Committee (ECC) held its ninth annual Day of Science and Careers (DoSC) meeting at SCI HQ on the 28 March 2019.

How can GM help deliver enhanced crops for nutrition?

napier and alan bayliss

At the second Public Evening Lecture of 2019, Professor Johnathan Napier from Rothamsted Research spoke about how his research group are manufacturing fish oils from genetically modified (GM) crops.

PoliSCI (w/e 5 April 2019)

PoliSCI

Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

Chemical industry calls for government to secure Brexit deal

big ben

The government is being urged by the chemical industry to secure more certainty over Brexit by agreeing to a deal, says the Chemical Industries Association (CIA).

Event: Next steps for food packaging and waste policy across the UK

food packaging

On Tuesday 16 July 2019, Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum are hosting Next steps for food packaging and waste policy across the UK.

The Bright SCIdea Challenge 2019

2019 scidea trophies

The second annual Bright SCIdea Challenge saw Durham University students, Plastech Innovation, win £5,000 for their plastics-derived concrete business.

PoliSCI (w/e 29 March 2019)

PoliSCI

Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

Partial Horizon Europe deal agreed

EU flag science

European Parliament and the EU Council have reached a partial agreement on the Horizon Europe research programme, but still no deal has been reached on its budget and non-EU country participation.

Dr Chad Mirkin awarded prestigious Perkin Medal

chad mirkin

SCI America has announced that world-renowned chemist and nanoscience expert Dr Chad Mirkin has won the 2019 Perkin Medal.