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Chemistry Council launches Strategy

Chemistry Council

Delivering innovation-based growth is at the heart of the Chemistry Council’s new strategy for the chemicals sector, to be launched today.

Budget 2018: What you need to know

Philip Hammond

Business and research at forefront of Chancellor’s plan to improve the UK’s productivity, as laid out in the Autumn Budget 2018.

Journal Highlights October 2018

Highlights

SCI's peer-reviewed journals provide commentary articles and research studies undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas while addressing global audiences by crossing academic, industrial, government and science policy sectors.

UCL receive plaque to celebrate 2018 SCIdea win

Bright SCIdea plaque unveil

The inaugural Bright SCIdea Challenge winners, Team Glucoguard, received a commemorative plaque this week that will be displayed at their university, UCL.

Efficiency standards could help reduce farming pollution

aerial view of crops and tractor

A new report has urged the agriculture sector to adopt measures similar to the fuel-efficiency standards set by the automotive industry to reduce nitrogen pollution caused by fertilisers.

Platinum breaks strongest carbon bond

ISS beamline

A new platinum (Pt) catalyst can break one of the strongest chemical bonds known – the carbon-fluorine bond – which could lead to breakthroughs in chemical synthesis and environmental pollution clean-up.

Interview: DSA recipient Dr Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Dr Kevin Smith is one of this year’s three recipients of SCI’s Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). He joined SCI in 1989 and is a committee member of SCI’s Lipids group. Here, Kevin describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Leverhulme Travel Bursary recipient, Stephanie Law, reports from the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Sarawak, Malaysia

Stephanie Law, Leverhulme Travel Bursary Recipient

Leverhulme Travel Bursary recipient, Stephanie Law, reports from the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Sarawak, Malaysia

Manufacturing growth slows due to Brexit uncertainty, says CBI

smoke stacks

Analysis from CBI has revealed that UK manufacturing companies saw slow growth in the last quarter as a result of progress of Brexit negotiations.