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Celebrating the Periodic Table

Periodic table

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table 2019, SCI have started a blog series about our favourite elements. Here we look at SCI’s involvement in setting up one of the initiative’s organisers, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

SCI AGM 2019 – Save the date!

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The 138th SCI AGM will be held on Wednesday 3 July 2019.

SCI Scholarships 2019 - Applications Now Open

SCI Scholars at the 2018 AGM

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?

DSA and Lampitt Nominations 2019 - Submit Your Nomination by 29 March 2019

Lampitt Medal

SCI are calling for nominations for our two prestigious Society Awards that are awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to SCI.

Submit your nominations by 29 March 2019.

Public Evening Lectures 2018: A year in review

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We look back on the outstanding Public Evening Lectures of 2018 and the exciting programme of lectures planned for this year.

Students get exclusive SCIdea business training

students at scidea training day

Entrants to the 2019 Bright SCIdea Challenge were treated to a day’s training at SCI HQ in December, ahead of the final in March 2019, where selected teams will vye for a £5,000 prize as they pitch their innovative ideas to our panel of expert judges.

Press Release: Professor Johnathan Napier – Sustainable food chains: making fish oils from plants

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During his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 27 March 2019, Professor Johnathan Napier will discuss his work producing omega-3 fatty acids through genetically edited Camelina, an oilseed crop, which is one of the most complex plant metabolic engineering projects to undergo field trials to date.

ExxonMobil’s Neil Chapman to receive SCI Chemical Industry Medal

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SCI America has announced that the 2019 SCI Chemical Industry Medal will be presented to Neil Chapman, Senior Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He will receive the medal at a formal dinner convened in his honor on 12 March 2019 at Essex House in New York City, US.

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.