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Organofluorine Chemistry: Synthetic Methods and Applications Event Preview

Flourine on keyboard

Leading academics from the UK and Europe will present their latest research on the synthesis and application of fluorinated organic molecules in this exciting one-day symposium.

Bright SCIdea Challenge

What's your bright SCIdea? 22-23 February 2018

SCI is launching a national student innovation competition, aiming to enhance the business acumen of young scientists and explore ideas for the new industrial strategy.

McBain Medal 2017: Watching Colloids Work, event preview

McBain Medal 2017: Watching Colloids Work Tuesday 12 December 2017

This year, Dr Rico Tabor from Monash University has been awarded the McBain medal for his work on surfactants and responsive colloidal systems.

Introducing SCI Scholar, Isobel Mackay

Isobel Mackay

For over thirty years, SCI has supported and recognised the excellence of early career people, by aiding their studies in the form of an SCI Scholarship. Isobel Mackay was awarded an SCI Scholarship in 2016. Here, she tells us about herself and her research project.

Tropical Oils - Production, Applications, Nutritional and Health Aspects, preview

cocoa_tropical oils event 2017

SCI’s Lipids Group in collaboration with Benelux Lipid Network & EFL are pleased to present this one day conference, to look at the applications, health aspects and sustainability of tropical oils.

Rideal Travel Bursary Recipient, David Makepeace, reports from Arantzazu, Spain

David Makepeace

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, David Makepeace, reports from Polymer Colloids Group, Arantzazu, Spain

24th Annual Review Meeting: Emerging concepts and techniques in organic synthesis

24th Annual Review Meeting: Emerging concepts and techniques in organic synthesis Wednesday 6 December 2017

SCI’s Young Chemists’ Panel is pleased to present the 24th Annual Review Meeting, which will address key areas of contemporary synthetic organic chemistry.

Ferrous Metals in Historic Structures, event preview

Ferrous Metals in Historic Structures Event 2017

This autumn, SCI’s Construction Materials group will study the historical context of iron and steel production and usage, in a one-day seminar that introduces the chemical and microstructural properties which have made them such important structural materials over the years.

Testing and Analysis of Concrete - update on precision and accuracy, event preview

Testing and Analysis of Concrete - update on precision and accuracy 16 November 2017

This autumn SCI’s Construction Materials Group is pleased to present an afternoon event to discuss findings from the latest precision experiment for the analysis of hardened concrete.

Sir John Beddington addresses global sustainability

Sir John Beddington presents the Sydney Andrew Lecture

Sir John Beddington, Senior Adviser at the Oxford Martin School and former Chief Scientific Adviser to UK government, gave a wide-ranging talk on global challenges in sustainability at SCI on Wednesday 20 September, the inaugural Sydney Andrew Lecture.