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Deep-sea microbes could clean up oil spills

Submarine in deep sea

Scientists have discovered dozens of new microbes that could be used to limit atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, and potentially clean up oil spills.

DSA and Lampitt Nominations 2019 - Submit Your Nomination by 29 March 2019

Lampitt Medal

SCI are calling for nominations for our two prestigious Society Awards that are awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to SCI.

Submit your nominations by 29 March 2019.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2019 Open for Application

Solar Glider

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!

Public Evening Lectures 2018: A year in review

pel 2018 lecturers

We look back on the outstanding Public Evening Lectures of 2018 and the exciting programme of lectures planned for this year.

Students get exclusive SCIdea business training

students at scidea training day

Entrants to the 2019 Bright SCIdea Challenge were treated to a day’s training at SCI HQ in December, ahead of the final in March 2019, where selected teams will vye for a £5,000 prize as they pitch their innovative ideas to our panel of expert judges.

Press Release: Professor Johnathan Napier – Sustainable food chains: making fish oils from plants

Canolina

During his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 27 March 2019, Professor Johnathan Napier will discuss his work producing omega-3 fatty acids through genetically edited Camelina, an oilseed crop, which is one of the most complex plant metabolic engineering projects to undergo field trials to date.

ExxonMobil’s Neil Chapman to receive SCI Chemical Industry Medal

neil chapman

SCI America has announced that the 2019 SCI Chemical Industry Medal will be presented to Neil Chapman, Senior Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He will receive the medal at a formal dinner convened in his honor on 12 March 2019 at Essex House in New York City, US.

Government commits £60m to sustainable packaging

recyclable plastic bottles

Sustainable packaging – a key project of the Chemistry Council’s Innovation Programme – is set to receive £61.4m from the government to help reduce the harmful impact of plastic waste.

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.