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Bright SCIdea Challenge

Bright SCIdea 2018

SCI is launching a national student innovation competition, aiming to enhance the business acumen of young scientists and explore ideas for the new industrial strategy.

Sense About Science: latest events and activities

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SCI is pleased to bring you news from our Collaborative Partner Sense About Science. Sense About Science works with scientists and members of the public to change public debates and to equip people to make sense of science and evidence. Find out about the latest events and activities.

Competition grows between solar cell technologies

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Silicon photovoltaic cells have long been the market leader in the solar power industry, but emerging perovskite technology is providing some strong competition

You're Hired 2017 - event preview

You're Hired 2017 Wednesday 29 November 2017

On Wednesday 29 November SCI is pleased to present You’re Hired 2017, a free event aimed at successful preparation for job interviews and career development.

Sorghum bioenergy receives funding boost


The US Department of Energy has awarded a $16 million grant to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center for the development of bioenergy from grass species sorghum.

Bioeconomy and offshore renewable energy show promise in North and Scotland, say SIAs


New Science & Innovation Audits review bioeconomy and offshore renewable energy in Northern regions of UK.

Sir John Beddington addresses global sustainability

Sir John Beddington presents the Sydney Andrew Lecture

Sir John Beddington, Senior Adviser at the Oxford Martin School and former Chief Scientific Adviser to UK government, gave a wide-ranging talk on global challenges in sustainability at SCI on Wednesday 20 September, the inaugural Sydney Andrew Lecture.

Wind turbine development energises market

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New technologies in wind turbine development are making affordable and sustainable renewable energy projects a reality.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2018 open for application

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Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit and in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

Low Carbon Technologies for the UK Energy System - preview

Low Carbon Technologies for the UK Energy System Tuesday 7 November 2017

SCI’s Energy Group is developing new perspectives on the energy trilemma by modelling alternative scenarios for the UK energy system which focus on optimal use of available and emerging technologies. This event will look at the results in the context of opportunities for decarbonisation of UK power and heating.