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UKRI launches today

ukri chief mark walport

In what is a major reorganisation of the UK’s research funding system, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) has officially launched today. Bringing together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK, and the newly formed Research England, UKRI will strive to bring a new outlook and a renewed sense of cohesion to the UK science landscape.

Government launches £220m Clean Air Fund

Clean air

The UK government has launched a £220m Clean Air Fund, from which local authorities will receive funding to prepare for government plans to improve air quality. Councils will be able to conduct feasibility studies, implement action plans, and run awareness campaigns with the investment.

Driving Innovation in Water and Waste Analysis Methods

Driving innovation in water & waste analysis methods  Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 March 2018

SCI's Environment, Health and Safety Group held the conference Driving Innovation in Water and Waste Analysis Methods, SCI, London on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 March 2018, and the conference papers are available here.

Draft Brexit deal ensures EU science fund until 2020

EU and UK flags

A draft Brexit transition deal – announced 19 March – will allow UK participation in all EU programmes until December 2020, the expected end to the transition period after the UK leaves the EU.

Dr Alison Tedstone – Overcoming obesity: A taste of things to come

kids eating healthily

On Wednesday 23 May 2018 at her SCI Public Evening Lecture, Dr Tedstone will discuss the evidence underlining the government's current initiatives to tackle the UK's growing obesity epidemic.

Hydropower analytic tool assesses environmental impact

hydropower dam

A team of Norwegian-based researchers have developed a methodology that quantifies the environmental effects of hydropower electricity production.

Report: Voice of the Future 2018

vof 2018

SCI took young chemical industry representatives to Voice of the Future – an event that connects early career scientists to government.

Report: Bright SCIdea Final 2018

Bright SCIdea Final 2018

We report from the very first Bright SCIdea Challenge final!

Who won the Bright SCIdea Challenge?

team glucoguard

Six teams from across the UK competed in the very first Bright SCIdea Challenge. But who walked away with the title and £1,000 prize?

Day of Science and Careers London 2018 Event Preview

Day of Science and Careers London 2018 Tuesday 27 March 2018

SCI's annual Day of Science & Careers is designed to give information about the wide range of careers covered in the chemical, chemistry using and other science-based industries.