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Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2020 Open for Application

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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.

Where Science Mince Business (Ho! Ho! Ho!)

Mince pies

Taking on the task of eating and rigorously assessing mince pies from nine supermarkets, SCI’s Business Development team reveals the winner of its Mince Pie Challenge.

European funding supports the wormburger


Continuing our short series on insect-based alternative foods, we look at the proliferation of insect burgers.

Sir Gregory Winter FRS - Free Public Evening Lecture

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During this Public Evening Lecture Sir Gregory will discuss "The antibody revolution, its origin, propagation and impact on the pharmaceutical industry".

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Adam Stones, reports from Argentina

Edward Jones

Adam Stones was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend the 27th International Conference on Statistical Physics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. As well as getting a chance to practice his Spanish, here he tells us about his poster presentation, the excellent talks he attended and how it has given him ideas for his future research.

Crickets give bread a nutritional hit

Cricket insect on leaf

Launching a world first, Finland’s Fazer uses house crickets to enrich its bread.