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Group News

Defra publishes landmark post-Brexit Agriculture Bill

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As part of Brexit preparations, Defra has published its new Agriculture Bill, which outlines how the UK farming and agriculture sectors will look after the UK leaves the EU in March 2019.

The Mary Rose: Fighting Corrosion on a Fighting Ship - Event Preview

Oil Rig
This free evening event includes presentations exploring corrosion treatments and controls from two very different perspectives, followed by a networking reception at 19:30. 

Travel Bursary available for EHEDG London Conference, Apply now!

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.

SCI Members’ Discount on OMEGA-3 SUMMIT 2018

Omega 3 summit 2018

SCI is delighted to support the Omega-3 Summit 2018 organised by Health Claims Europe and has secured a 100 Euro member discount off the registration rate for SCI Members.

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.

Britain's first astronaut Helen Sharman gives SCI lecture

Mars to the stars

Dr Helen Sharman visited SCI to tell the story of how she went from being a chemist at Mars to Britain's first ever astronaut.