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Professor Lesley Yellowlees, CBE – Our future in renewable energy

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Professor Lesley Yellowlees will give her SCI Public Evening Lecture on 'The future of renewable energy' on 22 May 2019.

Event Review: Leaders of the future

Mid Career Comm 2019

On Tuesday 5 February 2019, delegates from across the chemical industry gathered at SCI HQ in London to launch the new SCI Mid-Career Group. The day was filled with interesting talks and lively discussion about what can be done for mid-career professionals.

Hydrogen trains are coming to the UK

hydrogen train breeze

In the search for low-carbon transportation solutions, ‘Breeze’ - hydrogen fuelled trains developed by Alstom, in partnership with Eversholt Rail - will be introduced to British railways from 2022.

AI weather forecaster helps conserve energy

weather forecast

Researchers at Cornell University have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) framework that can more accurately predict weather and better inform building control systems, allowing them to conserve significant amounts of energy.

Businesses told to prepare for no-deal Brexit

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In the event of a no-deal Brexit, government have released advice on any action companies should take to minimise disruption to their business.

Canada Student Merit Award Recipient, Shayne Gracious

Shayne Gracious

Shayne Gracious is a 2018 Canada Student Merit Award winner. He achieved this award for obtaining the highest standing of his class in the fourth and final year of his degree. Here is a brief biography of the winner.

Journal Highlights: January 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals.

Sir Andrew Witty awarded 2019 Society Medal and Lecture

Sir Andrew Witty

SCI are happy to announce the 2019 recipient of the Society Medal and Lecture is Sir Andrew Witty for his work in the pharmaceutical industry.

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.