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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.

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.

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SCI Members’ Discount on OMEGA-3 SUMMIT 2018

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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.

Macro Group UK Awards and Medals - Call for Nominations

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All Macro Group UK awards and medals are now open for applications. The Macro group UK awards are open to scientists from any organisation (industrial, commercial, government, academic...).

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.

Applications for 2019 Ramsay Memorial Fellowship now open

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The Ramsay Memorial Fellowship Trust is now open for applications to support postdoctoral chemists in their research.

2019 McBain Medal & Lecture – 1st Call for Nominations

McBain Medal Meeting 2018 - Making and breaking colloidal assemblies: using chemical, physical, and mechanical stimuli to control soft matter Tuesday 11 December 2018

The McBain Medal and Lecture is an early-career award for researchers and technologists working in the UK on colloid and interface science.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2019 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!

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