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SCI's coronavirus statement

In light of developments in relation to COVID-19 and efforts around the world to control its spread, I am providing an update on SCI’s response

Cooling mobiles

Electronic device

Researchers look at alternative materials for reducing the heat in electronic devices.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Cosimo Ligorio, reports from Boston

Cosimo Ligorio

Cosimo Ligorio was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting and Exhibit 2019 in Boston, USA. Here, Cosimo reports back on the conference which gave him an opportunity to network and present his research for which he won a prize.

Yorkshire & the Humber Group Awards applications now open

How to nominate
The SCI’s Yorkshire & the Humber Group Committee are calling for nominations for their 3 Y&H Group Awards, which will be presented at the Yorkshire and the Humber Annual Awards Ceremony, later this year.

First Call for Nominations - 2020 Graham Lecture

Thomas Graham

SCI's Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group is calling for nominations for the 2020 Thomas Graham Lecture, a celebration of an interdisciplinary mid-career award in colloid & interface science & technology in the UK.

SCI Scholarships 2020 - Applications Now Open

SCI Scholars at AGM 2019

Are you a PhD student approaching your second year of study and looking for financial support to assist with your study costs? Did you know that every year SCI awards Scholarships worth £5000?

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 between 1 July and 31 December 2020 and are in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Vincenzo Calabrese, reports from Belgium

Vincenzo Calabrese

Vincenzo Calabrese was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend the European colloid and interface society (ECIS), in Leuven, Belgium. Here, he tells us about how the conference helped to broaden his perspective on research and the opportunity to share ideas and network with others.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Shanshan Xu, reports from Germany

ShanShan Xu

Shanshan Xu was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend the 14th European Congress on Catalysis, EuropaCat 2019 in Aachen, Germany. Here, she tells us about the opportunities the event gave her to network and how she was able to learn from other researchers.

The insect snack that could help improve your gut health

Healthy insect snacks

In the last part of our series on insects for food, we look at insects as an alternative healthy snack.