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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.

Nomination open: New SCI Formulation Forum Award

Beckers

The SCI Formulation Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a new award to recognise formulation innovations equally in both business and academia. The award recognises class leading work where formulation innovation has delivered new solutions that lead and inspire the formulation community.

Seed banking not viable for third of threatened species

oak tree

Seed banks must adapt to include techniques like cryopreservation to meet target of conserving 75% of threatened plant species by 2020, a report from Kew Gardens, UK, finds.

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.

Journal Highlights October 2018

Highlights

SCI's peer-reviewed journals provide commentary articles and research studies undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas while addressing global audiences by crossing academic, industrial, government and science policy sectors.

UCL receive plaque to celebrate 2018 SCIdea win

Bright SCIdea plaque unveil

The inaugural Bright SCIdea Challenge winners, Team Glucoguard, received a commemorative plaque this week that will be displayed at their university, UCL.

Efficiency standards could help reduce farming pollution

aerial view of crops and tractor

A new report has urged the agriculture sector to adopt measures similar to the fuel-efficiency standards set by the automotive industry to reduce nitrogen pollution caused by fertilisers.

Interview: DSA recipient Dr Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Dr Kevin Smith is one of this year’s three recipients of SCI’s Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). He joined SCI in 1989 and is a committee member of SCI’s Lipids group. Here, Kevin describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Manufacturing growth slows due to Brexit uncertainty, says CBI

smoke stacks

Analysis from CBI has revealed that UK manufacturing companies saw slow growth in the last quarter as a result of progress of Brexit negotiations.