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Group News

Beating the Suberbugs: avoiding an antibiotic apocalypse

Beating the Suberbugs, 9 Oct 2014

Antibiotics prescribed to treat non-bacterial infections, against which they are ineffective, is a major cause for concern because it has the potential to facilitate bacterial resistance to the drugs. What can be done to beat the suberbugs and avoid an antibiotic apocalypse?

Sense about Science: Peer Review & Media workshops

university of glasgow

Sense About Science will be holding two free workshops in Scotland this November for early career researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job).

London Group Autumn/Winter Lecture series

tube sign

The London Group weekly lecture series, in collaboration with UCL's Chemical Physical Society, returns for the Autumn/ Winter Term on 30 September on a weekly basis.

Update from the 133rd SCI AGM

AGM 2014 - members

The newly finished Auditorium was unveiled for the 133rd SCI AGM on 2 July 2014 and Members were delighted with the new look.

SCI Scholars announced - 2014


This year’s scholarship applications were assessed by the Early Careers Support Sub Committee and we are pleased to announce that three SCI members have been awarded scholarships in the disciplines of biotechnology, electrochemistry and fine chemicals.

Canals, Ice Cream and Harry Potter

canal museum

The SCI London Regional Group arranged a visit to the London Canal Museum near Kings Cross St Pancras which included a meal at a most enjoyable Italian restaurant, Pasta House, and an excellent guided tour along the Regent's Canal tow path by Lester.

London Group Spring Lectures End with a Bang!

Cyril Isenberg and bubbles

The London Group concluded its spring term of lectures, in partnership with UCL's Chemical Physical Society, in April with Fizz Pop Whizz Bang!

Day of Science and Careers 2014 - Conference Papers

Day of Science and Careers 2014

Day of Science 2014 was held on Monday 28 April 2014 at IPA, 44 Belgrave Square, London, and had over 45 attendees.

Organic Materials Conference Papers

organic materials

The highly interdisciplinary field of materials science has mushroomed in recent years, producing some of the most exciting advancements in modern technology.

Chemistry and All That Jazz

Chemistry Concert

In a most unusual concert performed by the University of Greenwich Big Band, band manager Dr Fred Parrett set out to prove a surprising connection between chemistry and music.