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Group News

Pollen tracking with quantum dots

bee pollen

Researchers at Stellenbosch University in South Africa have found a way to track pollen using quantum dots, developing a simple and cost-effective method for studying pollen distribution.

Five things you never knew about pesticides and climate change

tractor in field

On 6 March our Agriscience group will be hosting an event on the Impacts of Climate Change in Agriculture. Dr James Garett, is a member of SCI’s Agrisciences Group and the organising committee of the event, as well as the Managing Director of Enviresearch. He has a passion for the assessment of the risk of chemicals to the environment. Today he talks specifically about pesticides, and how they are interlinked with climate change.

Businesses told to prepare for no-deal Brexit

chemical plant

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, government have released advice on any action companies should take to minimise disruption to their business.

Journal Highlights: January 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals.

Sir Andrew Witty awarded 2019 Society Medal and Lecture

Sir Andrew Witty

SCI are happy to announce the 2019 recipient of the Society Medal and Lecture is Sir Andrew Witty for his work in the pharmaceutical industry.

Celebrating the Periodic Table

Periodic table

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table 2019, SCI have started a blog series about our favourite elements. Here we look at SCI’s involvement in setting up one of the initiative’s organisers, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

SCI AGM 2019 – Save the date!

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The 138th SCI AGM will be held on Wednesday 3 July 2019.

SCI Scholarships 2019 - Applications Now Open

SCI Scholars at the 2018 AGM

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?

DSA and Lampitt Nominations 2019 - Submit Your Nomination by 29 March 2019

Lampitt Medal

SCI are calling for nominations for our two prestigious Society Awards that are awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to SCI.

Submit your nominations by 29 March 2019.

David Miller Award Applications Now Open

Researchers Glasshouse

Calling all young horticulturists and plant scientists! The SCI Horticulture Group has now opened applications for the 2019 David Miller award.