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Research offers hope for cancer patients, says ICR Head

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The Institute of Cancer Research’s (ICR) Professor Paul Workman delivered his SCI Public Evening Lecture, Defeating Cancer – Progress and Challenges, to a packed auditorium on Wednesday 27 February 2019.

Innovate UK calls for new Smart Grants applications

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UK businesses are invited to apply for a new Smart Grant to receive an investment of up to £20m from Innovate UK.

Chemical nose could remove environmental pollutants

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A new project with scientists from across five European countries will develop next-generation chemical noses that can remove pollutants from the environment.

Professor Lesley Yellowlees, CBE – Our future in renewable energy

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Professor Lesley Yellowlees will give her SCI Public Evening Lecture on 'The future of renewable energy' on 22 May 2019.

Event Review: Leaders of the future

Mid Career Comm 2019

On Tuesday 5 February 2019, delegates from across the chemical industry gathered at SCI HQ in London to launch the new SCI Mid-Career Group. The day was filled with interesting talks and lively discussion about what can be done for mid-career professionals.

Five things you never knew about pesticides and climate change

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On 6 March our Agriscience group will be hosting an event on the Impacts of Climate Change in Agriculture. Dr James Garett, is a member of SCI’s Agrisciences Group and the organising committee of the event, as well as the Managing Director of Enviresearch. He has a passion for the assessment of the risk of chemicals to the environment. Today he talks specifically about pesticides, and how they are interlinked with climate change.

AI weather forecaster helps conserve energy

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Researchers at Cornell University have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) framework that can more accurately predict weather and better inform building control systems, allowing them to conserve significant amounts of energy.

Businesses told to prepare for no-deal Brexit

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In the event of a no-deal Brexit, government have released advice on any action companies should take to minimise disruption to their business.

Canada Student Merit Award Recipient, Lauren Caters

Lauren Caters

Lauren Caters is a 2018 Canada Student Merit Award winner. She achieved this award for obtaining the highest standing of her class in the fourth and final year of her degree. Here is a brief biography of the winner.

Journal Highlights: January 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals.