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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.

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

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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.

Obituary Professor Poopathy Kathirgamanathan

Professor Poopathy Kathirgamanathan

It is with regret that SCI announces the death of member Professor Poopathy Kathirgamanathan FRSC. He was a long standing and invaluable member of the Materials Chemistry and Electrochemical Technology groups, he was also affiliated with the London Group.

Sir Gregory Winter FRS - Free Public Evening Lecture

Transparent pill

During this Public Evening Lecture Sir Gregory will discuss "The antibody revolution, its origin, propagation and impact on the pharmaceutical industry".

Crickets give bread a nutritional hit

Cricket insect on leaf

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

Sir Mark Walport FRS FmedSci - Science and business: preparing for the future

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This is a critical time for the future of the UK as we consider our changing place in a changing world. We are facing an unprecedented set of global and societal challenges.