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Group News

Algae enzyme improves biofuel production

red alga

An enzyme found in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae could help to accelerate biofuel production.

Interview: DSA recipient Dr Parkash Kochar

parkash kochar

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.

Professor Gerry Gilmore – Mapping the Milky Way in Six Dimensions

Milky Way

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

Sir William Ramsay

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

Press Release: Professor Mike Bevan – Can Genomics Feed the World?

wheat

At his Public Evening Lecture, on Wednesday 28 November 2018, Professor Mike Bevan will discuss how genomic approaches to food production will improve the variety of crops available and make a significant contribution to global food security.

Report: Ambassadors Day

Ambassadors flyers

As part of SCI’s growing Early Careers programme, the Ambassador Scheme was established to increase awareness of SCI activities in universities and industries, whilst also rewarding our most committed young members with opportunities for networking and professional development.

AGM 2018: Review

AGM 2018

Our roundup of SCI's 2018 AGM

Interview: DSA recipient Tim Reynolds

tim reynolds

Tim Reynolds is one of three recipients of this year's Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). Having joined SCI in 1987, Tim has sat on various committees, including the Early Careers Committee whose members nominated him for this award. Here, Tim describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

David Miller Award recipients 2018

David Miller recipients 2018

SCI is pleased to announce the winners of the David Miller Travel Bursary Awards 2018 are Stuart Edwards (Reading University) and Juan Carlos De la Concepcion (University of East Anglia/John Innes Centre).

Meet SCI’s 2018 DSA recipients

dsa winners 2018

SCI’s prestigious Society Member Recognition Award, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) will be presented at the 137th SCI AGM, to be held on Wednesday 4 July 2018 at SCI HQ to Kevin Smith, Tim Reynolds, and Parkash Kochhar.