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Group News

Government commits £60m to sustainable packaging

recyclable plastic bottles

Sustainable packaging – a key project of the Chemistry Council’s Innovation Programme – is set to receive £61.4m from the government to help reduce the harmful impact of plastic waste.

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.

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.

Acorn project leads the way to low-carbon future

St Fergus Gas Terminal

The EU-funded Acorn project will use existing natural gas pipelines and infrastructure to create a low-cost full-chain CCS pathway that will help the UK transition into clean energy.

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.

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.