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Journal Highlights: March 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. To view the full range of SCI's journals, visit our Publications page!

Johnson Matthey joins SCI membership

johnson matthey logo

SCI is happy to welcome Johnson Matthey to our Corporate Membership Scheme.

Event review: Day of Science and Careers, London

Early Career News

SCI’s Early Careers Committee (ECC) held its ninth annual Day of Science and Careers (DoSC) meeting at SCI HQ on the 28 March 2019.

How can GM help deliver enhanced crops for nutrition?

napier and alan bayliss

At the second Public Evening Lecture of 2019, Professor Johnathan Napier from Rothamsted Research spoke about how his research group are manufacturing fish oils from genetically modified (GM) crops.

Orange juice waste turned into valuable products

oranges

Scientists have analysed waste from the orange juice industry to find useful products. The waste was found to have potential applications in the food industry, including as a cheap and sustainable source of fructose and pectin.

PoliSCI (w/e 5 April 2019)

PoliSCI

Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

Chemical industry calls for government to secure Brexit deal

big ben

The government is being urged by the chemical industry to secure more certainty over Brexit by agreeing to a deal, says the Chemical Industries Association (CIA).

Event review: Climate change and agriculture

cow

Scientists are closer to developing 3D printed artificial tissues that could help heal bones and cartilage, specifically those damaged in sports-related injuries. Scaffolds for the tissues have been successfully engineered.

The Bright SCIdea Challenge 2019

2019 scidea trophies

The second annual Bright SCIdea Challenge saw Durham University students, Plastech Innovation, win £5,000 for their plastics-derived concrete business.

PoliSCI (w/e 29 March 2019)

PoliSCI

Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.