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Group News

Kalev Pugi Award Recipient, Franco Berruti

chemist

The 2014 winner of the SCI Canada Kalev Pugi Award is Franco Berruti for his exceptional achievements in research and development.

Hazards 24

red hazard light

Hazards 24 will feature more than 60 technical presentations from process safety experts, who will share the latest best practice and research in the sector.

Free conference pass for Hazards 24 for SCI Member: apply by 4 April

fire fighter training

Apply for the SCI Member complimentary delegate pass for Hazards 24 by 4 April.

SCI Member Discount at Chemistry of Diffuse Urban Pollution

urban pollution

The Environment, Health and Safety Group are collaborating with RSC's Water Science Forum and Environmental Chemistry Group to organise a one-day meeting examining urban pollution on 28 April 2014.

Prof François Schué 1938-2014

Francois Schue

We are sad to have to report that Prof François Schué passed away on January 31 this year.

Geoff Eggett 1939-2014

Geoff Eggett

It was sad to hear the news that Geoff Eggett had died on New Year's Day after a very difficult period towards the end of his life when he had pneumonia and lung problems.

Climate Change and Standardisation

soil samples

ISO Technical Committee TC190-Soil Quality produces international standards on chemical analytical methods, determination of physical properties, biological testing, sampling and site assessment.

Bench to Bank 2014

graduating students throwing their hats up

The University of Nottingham are looking for speakers to present at their 2014 'Bench to Bank' series on Green Chemistry.

Mercury as a global pollutant

mercury beads

The 2013 International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, held in Edinburgh from 27 July - 2 Aug 2013, coincided with the launch of the United Nations Environment Programme Global Legally Binding Treaty on Mercury.

Purvis Memorial Award Recipient, Jon Hantho

Purvis Memorial Award

The 2013 winner of the Purvis Memorial Award is Jon Hantho for strengthening the Canadian chemical industry.