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Group News

Newsletter February 2018

Soil science
The EHS Group newsletter is designed to inform recipients about the activities carried out by your fellow active members. The purpose of this newsletter is to brief readers about the ongoing issues with which the Group is involved and to provide a catalyst for feedback and stimulus to encourage wider involvement by members.
 

Manufacturing sectors disproportionally affected by Brexit, says report

manufacturing

A new report published by economists at the University of Sussex suggests that of the five proposed Brexit scenarios laid out by the government, none would result in a positive outcome for manufacturing in the UK.

Bright SCIdea Challenge – all videos available now!

Bright SCIdea Challenge

All six Bright SCIdea Challenge training videos are now available!

Our Membership Survey is here!

People networking

SCI's newly-formed Membership Committee are launching a survey to help us further understand the interests and concerns of our members.

Applications now open for SCI Scholarships 2018

SCI Scholars 2016

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?

Vaccine myths unravelled

Vaccines and drugs

Vaccines are an essential element of modern medicine, offering an important defence against a variety of infections and diseases. But how do they work, and why do some people think they're unsafe?

Innovation Prize 2018 – Call for applications!

innovation prize

The Universal Biotech Innovation Prize is an international competition open for young pharmaceutical start-ups – 8 years old or less – and academic research groups developing innovative projects in the life sciences area.

Fructose improves renewable plastic process

fdca

Scientists have developed a new process to manufacture ‘green’ plastic that could significantly reduce costs and provide a cleaner alternative to current materials.

SCI preparing submission to Brexit science and innovation enquiry

The UK is invoking Article 50 today.

SCI is preparing a submission to the Science and Technology Committee inquiry on the Brexit science and innovation Summit, and we are inviting our members to submit their comments and help shape our response.

Bright SCIdea Challenge: thinking about marketing

marketing

Perfecting your products' brand is one of the most important ways to launch a successful business. Following on from our Bright SCIdea training videos, find out more on how to market your brand effectively.