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Group News

UKRI Strategic Prospectus published

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UKRI has published its Strategic Prospectus outlining its goals and intentions. The publication marks the beginning of UKRI’s first strategy, which is expected to be ready by the end of 2018.

3D Printing in Biomedical Sciences Event Preview

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In this evening meeting at SCI, leading researchers will discuss how they are using 3D printing technology in their research. During the meeting there will be a live demonstration of 3D printing and an opportunity for questions and networking.

Could graphene solve the water shortage?

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In Manchester, UK, the development of graphene – a material comprised of a single-layer of carbon in a honeycomb structure – is revolutionising modern membrane desalination and water filtration techniques.

Pest Management Science highlights: Neonicotinoids

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In response to the recent EU ban, SCI’s Pest Management Science journal has made a number of related papers free to access to better inform on the pros and cons of neonicotinoids.

Government ‘lacks ambitious plan’ for R&D funding

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A report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee says that the government’s commitment to reach 2.4% GDP for R&D ‘lacks [the] ambitious plan’ needed for the success it strives for.

Public Evening Lecture: how intensive agriculture and biodiversity can co-exist

The Allerton Project

Our report from SCI's March 2018 Public Evening Lecture, where Dr Alastair Leake described how intensive agriculture needn't come at the expense of biodiversity

Highlights from our journals: May 2018

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Read the highlights from the May 2018 issues of our journals.

Timber in Construction Materials Past Papers

Timber in Construction Materials

The conference papers for the recent Timber in Construction event at SCI are available now.

Report: 29th SCI Postgraduate Symposium South

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This year held on Tuesday 10 April 2018, SCI’s Fine Chemicals group organised another fantastic SCI Postgraduate Symposium for universities in the South of England.

What a Chemist needs to know about Patents 2018 Papers

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Conference papers for the recent What a Chemist needs to know about Patents event a SCI are available now.