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Announcing CPI as a corporate partner


SCI is pleased to announce that CPI – a leading independent technology innovation centre – is the newest member of our Corporate Partnership Scheme.

Scotland PhD competition runner-up Katherine Macfarlane talks biologics

Katherine MacFarlane

Katherine Macfarlane, a Pure and Applied Chemistry PhD student from the University of Strathclyde, was a runner up in this year’s Scotland PhD competition. Her article ‘Bifunctional molecules - moving beyond biologics for global healthcare’ is reproduced here.

Animal resistance to antimicrobials is on the rise


The rising use of antimicrobials is posing serious challenges for the health of livestock, and humans.

Decluttering your memory


If you are concerned that your memory might be letting you down, then perhaps this short article may allay those fears.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Michael Clegg, reports from California

American Chemical Society Conference, San Diego

Michael Clegg was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 258th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition, in San Diego, California. Here he tells us how the talks have helped him develop his knowledge and provided inspiration for future research, about the career useful advice he received and the opportunity to network with a wide variety of scientists.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Maryne Dubois, reports from California

Maryne Dubois

Maryne Dubois was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 258th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition in San Diego, California. Here she tells us about the opportunity to present different aspects of her research, how the talks brought her up-to-date with the latest developments in her research field and the networking opportunities that the meeting gave her.

SCI Scholar, Emma Grant, presents her end of year report

Emma Grant

Emma Grant was awarded an SCI Scholarship in 2018. At the end of their first year, SCI Scholars present an end of year report to SCI. Read on to find out more about what Emma has done in her first year as an SCI Scholar.

Journal Highlights August 2019

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

Event review: SCI Postgraduate Scholars' Showcase

SCI Scholars showcase event: Zulfa Fathima (Daphne Jackson Fellow), Xin Yi Ong (Travel bursary winner) and Ivalina Minova (current SCI Scholar)

SCI’s Early Careers Committee (ECC) held the first Postgraduate Scholars’ Showcase event at SCI HQ, London, on 3 July.

Small molecule drugs for previously untreatable diseases

Protein synthesis

Scientists have discovered a way to make safer, more versatile small molecule drugs that could pave the way to treatments for many currently hard-to-treat or untreatable diseases.