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Manufacturing sectors disproportionally affected by Brexit, says report


A new report published by economists at the University of Sussex suggests that of the five proposed Brexit scenarios laid out by the government, none would result in a positive outcome for manufacturing in the UK.

Bright SCIdea Challenge – all videos available now!

Bright SCIdea Challenge

All six Bright SCIdea Challenge training videos are now available!

Our Membership Survey is here!

People networking

SCI's newly-formed Membership Committee are launching a survey to help us further understand the interests and concerns of our members.

Applications now open for SCI Scholarships 2018

SCI Scholars 2016

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?

Innovation Prize 2018 – Call for applications!

innovation prize

The Universal Biotech Innovation Prize is an international competition open for young pharmaceutical start-ups – 8 years old or less – and academic research groups developing innovative projects in the life sciences area.

SCI preparing submission to Brexit science and innovation enquiry

The UK is invoking Article 50 today.

SCI is preparing a submission to the Science and Technology Committee inquiry on the Brexit science and innovation Summit, and we are inviting our members to submit their comments and help shape our response.

Bright SCIdea Challenge: thinking about marketing


Perfecting your products' brand is one of the most important ways to launch a successful business. Following on from our Bright SCIdea training videos, find out more on how to market your brand effectively.

An environmental plan for the future


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published a 25-year Environment Plan outlining the actions the government will take to ‘protect and improve the environment both at home and abroad’.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Joseph Socci, reports from his research visit to the Biorenewables Research Laboratory located at Iowa State University, USA.

Joseph Socci

Joseph Socci was awarded the Messel Travel Bursary to attend a research visit to the Biorenewables Research Laboratory. Here, he tells us why visiting the laboratory was an excellent experience to carry out part of his research.

Bright SCIdea Challenge - Call for Entries!

What's your bright SCIdea? 22-23 February 2018

Register now and submit your entry by 18 Feb! The Bright SCIdea challenge is a national competition for UK and ROI university students. Teams are required to put forward a plausible concept for a product or service and demonstrate how they would build a business  to commercialise their product.