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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

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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.

Commonwealth climate change tech receives £8m

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As part of this week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has announced that £8m will be invested into technology focused on tackling climate change in the Commonwealth’s member states.

AGM 2018: nominations open

AGM 2018 nominations open

Nominations are now open and will close at midnight on Wednesday 30 May.

Research England invests £67m into HE commercialisation

£67m into HE commercialisation

In a bid to drive commercialisation out of English universities, the newly formed Research England have announced that £67m will be invested in 14 collaborative projects between academic and industry partners.

Day of Science and Careers London 2018 Past Papers

Day of Science and Careers London 2017  26 April 2017

Day of Science and Careers London took place at SCI, London on 27 March 2018. There were a number of high quality talks, discussions and networking sessions, with a range of speakers from academia, industry and business.