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Public Evening Lectures 2018: A year in review

pel 2018 lecturers

We look back on the outstanding Public Evening Lectures of 2018 and the exciting programme of lectures planned for this year.

Students get exclusive SCIdea business training

students at scidea training day

Entrants to the 2019 Bright SCIdea Challenge were treated to a day’s training at SCI HQ in December, ahead of the final in March 2019, where selected teams will vye for a £5,000 prize as they pitch their innovative ideas to our panel of expert judges.

Press Release: Professor Johnathan Napier – Sustainable food chains: making fish oils from plants

Canolina

During his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 27 March 2019, Professor Johnathan Napier will discuss his work producing omega-3 fatty acids through genetically edited Camelina, an oilseed crop, which is one of the most complex plant metabolic engineering projects to undergo field trials to date.

ExxonMobil’s Neil Chapman to receive SCI Chemical Industry Medal

neil chapman

SCI America has announced that the 2019 SCI Chemical Industry Medal will be presented to Neil Chapman, Senior Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He will receive the medal at a formal dinner convened in his honor on 12 March 2019 at Essex House in New York City, US.

Chemistry Council launches Strategy

Chemistry Council

Delivering innovation-based growth is at the heart of the Chemistry Council’s new strategy for the chemicals sector, to be launched today.

Nominations for the 2019 Beilby award now open

Beilby Medal

We are pleased to announce that the Nominations for the 2019 Beilby award are now open.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Jenna Spencer-Briggs, reports from Boston, USA

Jenna Spenser-Briggs

Jenna Spencer-Briggs was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, USA. Here she tells us about how she improved her presentation skills during her poster presentation, attended interesting talks and made new networking connections which will help in her current research and future career opportunities.

Public Evening Lecture: Professor Paul Workman – Defeating Cancer: Progress and Challenges

paul workman pel image

At his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 27 February 2019, Professor Paul Workman will discuss how outcomes will be improved for cancer patients in the future, including developments in early detection, accurate diagnosis and prevention, new therapies for control and cure, and the impact of AI.

Budget 2018: What you need to know

Philip Hammond

Business and research at forefront of Chancellor’s plan to improve the UK’s productivity, as laid out in the Autumn Budget 2018.