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Group News

Public Evening Lecture: Professor Paul Workman – Improving the outcome for cancer patients

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At his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 27 February 2019, Professor Paul Workman will discuss how outcomes will be improved for cancer patients in the future, including developments in early detection, accurate diagnosis and prevention, new therapies for control and cure, and the impact of AI.

Budget 2018: What you need to know

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Business and research at forefront of Chancellor’s plan to improve the UK’s productivity, as laid out in the Autumn Budget 2018.

Journal Highlights October 2018

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SCI's peer-reviewed journals provide commentary articles and research studies undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas while addressing global audiences by crossing academic, industrial, government and science policy sectors.

UCL receive plaque to celebrate 2018 SCIdea win

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The inaugural Bright SCIdea Challenge winners, Team Glucoguard, received a commemorative plaque this week that will be displayed at their university, UCL.

Interview: DSA recipient Dr Kevin Smith

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Dr Kevin Smith is one of this year’s three recipients of SCI’s Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). He joined SCI in 1989 and is a committee member of SCI’s Lipids group. Here, Kevin describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

Manufacturing growth slows due to Brexit uncertainty, says CBI

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Analysis from CBI has revealed that UK manufacturing companies saw slow growth in the last quarter as a result of progress of Brexit negotiations.

Defra publishes landmark post-Brexit Agriculture Bill

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As part of Brexit preparations, Defra has published its new Agriculture Bill, which outlines how the UK farming and agriculture sectors will look after the UK leaves the EU in March 2019.

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.