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Journal Highlights September 2019

Journals

SCI's peer-reviewed journals provide research studies and commentary articles undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas, addressing global audiences by crossing academic, industrial, government and science policy sectors.

Announcing CPI as a corporate partner

CPI

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

Emerging evidence favours alcohol and fruits for cardioprotection

Grapes

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) ranks highly among non-communicable diseases (NCD), with non-communicable diseases being a primary cause of deaths globally, accounting for 17 million deaths worldwide. Over the next 20 years, this number is projected to increase by 6 million annually.

Ensuring everyone gets fed

World Hunger Day

Hunger remains a huge global problem which is being tackled not only by local communities, but by the global research community. As we approach Freedom From Hunger day, 28 September 2019, we look at some of the work being done to address the problems.

Growing the microalgae solution to living on Mars

Mars

Sustaining life on a journey to Mars, as well as on arrival, is one of the biggest challenges in mankind’s plan to populate the Red Planet. Researchers believe microalgae still holds the answer.

Award winner, Katy Su, reports from the 7th Annual Nursten Symposium

Katy Su, 7th Annual Nursten Symposium

This year’s 7th Nursten Postgraduate Flavour Symposium was held at the University of Reading. The SCI Food Group awards prizes to the best oral presentations with Katy Su winning for best presentation for industry application. Here, she tells us about her experience at the symposium.

Journal Highlights August 2019

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

Award winner, Sam Riley, reports from the 7th Annual Nursten Symposium

Sam Riley at the Nursten Symposium with Craig Duckham and Maria-Jose Oruna-Concha

This year’s 7th Nursten Postgraduate Flavour Symposium was held at the University of Reading. The SCI Food Group awards prizes to the best oral presentations with Sam Riley winning for his talk. Here, Sam tells us about his experience at the symposium and the work he has been doing in the last year.

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.

Study urges change in diet to save the earth

Farming land

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are highlighting the correlation between dairy and meat consumption, and land degradation.