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New centre brings experts together

Carbon dioxide

Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer heads up drive for industrial decarbonisation.

PoliSCI (w/e 24 January 2020)


Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

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!

New routes for treating food waste could unlock bioenergy potential

Food waste

A review of how food waste is treated indicates that combining anaerobic digestion and pyrolysis could lead to better recycling of waste material.

Government policies could impact food security

Tractor in the field

High environmental standards mean UK farmers have fewer crop protection choices.

PoliSCI (w/e 10 January 2020)


Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

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

Transparent pill

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