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Achieving food security

Food security

A team of researchers are assessing how one can reduce inequalities in access to food without drastically increasing agricultural production.

UK Farming sets out its net zero goals


The British farming sector will work with a range of stakeholders to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.

Reducing the carbon footprint of dried organic pasta

Pasta is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine,  popular worldwide owing to its convenience, versatility and nutritional value.  About 14.3 million metric tons of pasta is produced annually worldwide, with  22.7% of the total being produced in Italy.

Journal Highlights August 2019

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. 

Event review: SCI Postgraduate Scholars' Showcase

SCI Scholars showcase event: Zulfa Fathima (Daphne Jackson Fellow), Xin Yi Ong (Travel bursary winner) and Ivalina Minova (current SCI Scholar)

SCI’s Early Careers Committee (ECC) held the first Postgraduate Scholars’ Showcase event at SCI HQ, London, on 3 July.

Study urges change in diet to save the earth

Farming land

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are highlighting the correlation between dairy and meat consumption, and land degradation.

Altering land use a critical part of the climate solution


The ways in which global businesses are using land are a "major contributor" to climate change and must be radically transformed if the aims of the Paris Agreement are to be met, says a landmark report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Business Secretary holds Brexit roundtable with businesses


Business Secretary, Andrea Leadsom held her first Brexit roundtable with a range of businesses supporting employers to prepare for leaving the EU on 31 October 2019.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2020 Open for Application

Solar Glider

Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit in 2020 and are in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

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.