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2020 McBain Medal & Lecture – Call for Nominations

McBain Medal

The McBain Medal and Lecture is an early-career award for researchers and technologists working in the UK on colloid and interface science. Nominations for 2020 are now open.

Applications for 2020 Ramsay Memorial Fellowship now open

Sir William Ramsay

The Ramsay Memorial Fellowship Trust is now open for applications to support postdoctoral chemists in their research.

PM funds Growth Deals to improve regional productivity

English town

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today announced £300m new investment for Growth Deals across Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Immediate action is needed but there is still hope, says leading climate scientist

climate change

On Wednesday 26 June 2019, Professor Hayley Fowler from Newcastle University gave her Public Evening Lecture on ‘Climate change: Increasing extreme weather and impacts on water resources.’

Introducing Fabien Talbot - SCI Scholar 2019

Fabien Talbot, SCI Scholar

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. Fabien Talbot was awarded an SCI Scholarship in 2019. Here, he tells us about himself and his research project.

Interview: Lampitt Medal winner Alan Baylis

Lampitt Medal winner Alan Baylis

Dr Alan Baylis is this year’s Lampitt Medal winner. He has been an SCI member since 2003 and Chair of the Board of Trustees. Here, Alan describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Final Horizon 2020 funding to be used for innovation-led growth

lightbulb idea moment

The last portion of funding for the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme will see €11bn committed to innovation-led sustainable growth that will solve the most ‘crucial’ societal challenges.

SCI America Innovation Day 2019

chad mirkin

SCI America’s Innovation Day, to be hosted in 2019 in association with the Science History Institute on 9-10 September, puts a spotlight on the chemical industry’s future.

Government and industry commit £720m to Industrial Strategy challenges

Industrial Strategy

A £720m public-private joint investment will support 11 projects working to commercialise new innovations to solve the Industrial Strategy’s Grand Challenges.

Richardson Travel Bursary winner, Samir Diab, reports from Pittsburgh

Samir Diab

Samir Diab was awarded the Richardson Travel Bursary to attend the 2018 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, USA. Here he tells us how the experience provided an opportunity for him to develop his presentation and communication skills, establish new contacts and enabled him to gain new insights into various research fields.