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Bright SCIdea Challenge

Bright SCIdea 2018

SCI is launching a national student innovation competition, aiming to enhance the business acumen of young scientists and explore ideas for the new industrial strategy.

Sense About Science: latest events and activities

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SCI is pleased to bring you news from our Collaborative Partner Sense About Science. Sense About Science works with scientists and members of the public to change public debates and to equip people to make sense of science and evidence. Find out about the latest events and activities.

You're Hired 2017 - event preview

You're Hired 2017 Wednesday 29 November 2017

On Wednesday 29 November SCI is pleased to present You’re Hired 2017, a free event aimed at successful preparation for job interviews and career development.

Formulation Forum Launch Event 2018 preview

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SCI’s Formulation Forum is being launched this winter. The Forum is a place where business can openly discuss their needs with academia and formulation experts. This new group will act as a catalyst for the creation of new projects and investigation of these ideas.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2018 open for application

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Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit and in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

SCI London Group visit KCC Basildon Chemicals

Basildon Chemicals Emulsification Vessels

On Tuesday 16 May 2017, SCI members and guests were given the opportunity to visit KCC Basildon’s Abingdon site, with a tour and discussion on the formulation and manufacture of silicones, silicone antifoams and silicone emulsion products for the personal care, food and pharmaceutical industries.

RACI 100: SCI Symposium report from Australia

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In July this year David Witty, SCI Board of Trustees, and Richard Thwaites, Chair of SCI Australia International Group, chaired an SCI Symposium as part of the RACI 100 event. Here they report on the highlights of the SCI Symposium - where science met business.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Kirsty Stark, reports from New York

Kirsty Stark

Kirsty Stark was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary in April this year to attend the 91st ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium, held at The City College of New York from the 9th - 12th July 2017. Here she describes how her attendance has developed her presentation skills, broadened her scientific interests and expanded her professional network.

Introducing SCI's Andrew Medal and Lecture

Dr Sydney Andrew FRS

SCI is pleased to present the Andrew Medal and Lecture, made possible by the legacy of Dr Sydney Andrew (1926-2011). The medal will be presented to Sir John Beddington at a Public Evening Lecture on Wednesday 20 September 2017.

CRISPR and the future of gene editing in the UK

Genetic engineering and gene manipulation concept. Hand is replacing part of a DNA molecule. 3D rendered illustration of DNA.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing tool that is swiftly becoming one of the most revolutionary new technologies. Britain has a unique opportunity to become a world leader in this field, pioneering advances in research, medicine, and agriculture.

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