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Travel Bursary available for EHEDG London Conference, Apply now!

Are you or do you know an aspiring chemical engineer?

SCI is pleased to let you know that The Seligman APV Trust is sponsoring a travel award this year for attendance to the EHEDG World Congress on Hygienic Engineering & Design 2018.

Scotland PhD Competition winner Jack Washington talks antibiotic resistance

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Each year SCI’s Scotland group a runs competition where students are invited to write a short article describing how their PhD research relates to SCI’s strapline: where science meets business. Jack Washington, a Pure and Applied Chemistry PhD student at the University of Strathclyde, was the overall winner of this year’s competition. His article ‘Clavulanic acid - The fight against antibiotic resistance’ is reproduced here.

Government publishes Horizon 2020 Brexit advice

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In preparation for a potential no-deal scenario, the UK government has published advice for UK and EU researchers, universities, and industry on Horizon 2020.

Event Review: Food Antioxidants – ’Why consumers can’t know they’re there’

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SCI’s Lipids and Food groups jointly organised Food Antioxidants and Functional Ingredients: Shelf Life Extension, Nutrition and Health, held on 7-8 March 2018 at SCI HQ in London.

Event Review: The Science Behind Beer evening

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Richard Thwaites shares a follow up on the Australian event: The Science behind brewing beer.

Apply Now – UK/Australia exchange bursary to attend ACIS 2019, Hobart, Australia

A bursary from the Joint Colloid Group (RSC/SCI) is available for a UK-based Early Career Researcher in colloid and interface science to attend Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium 2019.

APPLY NOW!

SCI Members’ Discount on OMEGA-3 SUMMIT 2018

Omega 3 summit 2018

SCI is delighted to support the Omega-3 Summit 2018 organised by Health Claims Europe and has secured a 100 Euro member discount off the registration rate for SCI Members.

Interview: DSA recipient Dr Parkash Kochar

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Dr Parkash Kochar is one of this year’s three recipients of SCI’s Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). He joined SCI in 1974 and throughout his membership has been involved heavily in SCI’s Lipids group. Here, Parkash describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Britain's first astronaut Helen Sharman gives SCI lecture

Mars to the stars

Dr Helen Sharman visited SCI to tell the story of how she went from being a chemist at Mars to Britain's first ever astronaut.

Professor Gerry Gilmore – Mapping the Milky Way in Six Dimensions

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During his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 24 October 2018, Professor Gerry Gilmore will discuss his work with the European Space Agency Gaia Mission, which is mapping one billion stars in six dimensions, and opening a new window on our knowledge of our galaxy.