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Group News

Future prospects of nanoemulsions as a novel drug delivery system


MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to convert liquid nanoemulsions into gels, offering new ways to deliver drugs through the skin.

138th AGM: Voting update

agm vote

This year all candidates nominated for governance positions are elected unopposed therefore voting is open to vote on the other resolutions only. These include the 2018 financial statement and 2020 membership fees.

Delivery plans for UKRI outline 2.4% GDP ambitions

Lightbulb - innovative idea

UKRI and its nine councils have published Delivery Plans that detail how the UK will meet its 2.4% GDP target by 2027 and ensure that world-leading research and innovation is fostered.

Caroline van den Brul – The Story of Science Communication through the Lens of the BBC


On Wednesday 27 November 2019, Caroline van den Brul MBE will look at the challenges and rewards of balancing information, education, entertainment, and statistics when communicating science to the public.

Designing the colloids of tomorrow


A Horizon 2020 training project is working with the next generation of scientists to design the colloidal materials of the future.

Journal Highlights: April 2019


Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. To view the full range of SCI's journals, visit our Publications page!

Defra publishes first 25 Year Environment Plan review

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A new review has shown that Defra has either delivered or are progressing 90% of the actions from its 25 Year Environment Plan in the first year since its publication.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Simona-Vyara Kolarova, reports from Hobart, Tasmania

Simona Vyara Kolarova

Simona-Vyara Kolarova was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend the 9th biennial Australia Colloid and Interface Symposium (ACIS) in Hobart, Tasmania. Here, she describes how her attendance improved her knowledge and gave her the opportunity to present her work and grow her network.

Introducing SCI’s Energy group blog series!

Renewable energy

SCI's Energy group are set to release a series of blog articles on the SCIBlog, which will explore various topics around energy, discussing how recent years have seen energy play a large role in response to the climate threat.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Huda Al Salem, reports on her research visit

Huda Al Salam

Huda Al Salem was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary for a research visit to the University of Buffalo, USA. Here, she tells us about how she was able to expand the scope of her work benefitting her research and own personal development as well as establishing new collaborations.