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BSI seeks comment on soil standards

Soil

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has requested comment from relevant parties on two draft standards relating to soil quality.

Transgenic maize produces kernels during drought

maize

Through the introduction of a rice gene, scientists have produced a maize plant that harvests more kernels per plant – even in periods of drought.

Manufacturing sectors disproportionally affected by Brexit, says report

manufacturing

A new report published by economists at the University of Sussex suggests that of the five proposed Brexit scenarios laid out by the government, none would result in a positive outcome for manufacturing in the UK.

Bright SCIdea Challenge – all videos available now!

Bright SCIdea Challenge

All six Bright SCIdea Challenge training videos are now available!

Our Membership Survey is here!

People networking

SCI's newly-formed Membership Committee are launching a survey to help us further understand the interests and concerns of our members.

Applications now open for SCI Scholarships 2018

SCI Scholars 2016

Are you a PhD student approaching your second year of study and looking for financial support to assist with your study costs? Did you know that every year SCI awards Scholarships worth £5000?

Innovation Prize 2018 – Call for applications!

innovation prize

The Universal Biotech Innovation Prize is an international competition open for young pharmaceutical start-ups – 8 years old or less – and academic research groups developing innovative projects in the life sciences area.

SCI preparing submission to Brexit science and innovation enquiry

The UK is invoking Article 50 today.

SCI is preparing a submission to the Science and Technology Committee inquiry on the Brexit science and innovation Summit, and we are inviting our members to submit their comments and help shape our response.

Bright SCIdea Challenge: thinking about marketing

marketing

Perfecting your products' brand is one of the most important ways to launch a successful business. Following on from our Bright SCIdea training videos, find out more on how to market your brand effectively.

SCI Seligman Travel Bursary Report Harsh Prakash Sharma

Harsh Prakash Sharma

Harsh Prakash Sharma was awarded a Seligman APV Travel Bursary in 2017 to attend the 19th International Conference on Food Processing and Technology which took place 23 - 25 October in Paris, France. Here, he tells us about his personal and professional experiences.