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Highlights from our journals: May 2018

northern tamarisk beetle larvae

Read the highlights from the May 2018 issues of our journals.

AGM 2018: nominations open

AGM 2018 nominations open

Nominations are now open and will close at midnight on Wednesday 30 May.

Research England invests £67m into HE commercialisation

£67m into HE commercialisation

In a bid to drive commercialisation out of English universities, the newly formed Research England have announced that £67m will be invested in 14 collaborative projects between academic and industry partners.

Day of Science and Careers London 2018 Past Papers

Day of Science and Careers London 2017  26 April 2017

Day of Science and Careers London took place at SCI, London on 27 March 2018. There were a number of high quality talks, discussions and networking sessions, with a range of speakers from academia, industry and business.

UKRI launches today

ukri chief mark walport

In what is a major reorganisation of the UK’s research funding system, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) has officially launched today. Bringing together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK, and the newly formed Research England, UKRI will strive to bring a new outlook and a renewed sense of cohesion to the UK science landscape.

Draft Brexit deal ensures EU science fund until 2020

EU and UK flags

A draft Brexit transition deal – announced 19 March – will allow UK participation in all EU programmes until December 2020, the expected end to the transition period after the UK leaves the EU.

Bill proposed to improve soil quality

plant in soil

Farmers will be given targets to improve soil quality in the UK by 2030, a new bill from Defra will propose.

Dr Alison Tedstone – Overcoming obesity: A taste of things to come

kids eating healthily

On Wednesday 23 May 2018 at her SCI Public Evening Lecture, Dr Tedstone will discuss the evidence underlining the government's current initiatives to tackle the UK's growing obesity epidemic.

Report: Voice of the Future 2018

vof 2018

SCI took young chemical industry representatives to Voice of the Future – an event that connects early career scientists to government.

Report: Bright SCIdea Final 2018

Bright SCIdea Final 2018

We report from the very first Bright SCIdea Challenge final!