We use cookies to ensure that our site works correctly and provides you with the best experience. If you continue using our site without changing your browser settings, we'll assume that you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use and how to manage them by reading our cookies policy. Hide

Group News

New material shines under strain

Stretch material
A copper-infused polymer could provide early warning signs of material failure. 

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2020 Open for Application

Solar Glider

Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit between 1 July and 31 December 2020 and are in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

The insect snack that could help improve your gut health

Healthy insect snacks

In the last part of our series on insects for food, we look at insects as an alternative healthy snack.

Where Science Mince Business (Ho! Ho! Ho!)

Mince pies

Taking on the task of eating and rigorously assessing mince pies from nine supermarkets, SCI’s Business Development team reveals the winner of its Mince Pie Challenge.

European funding supports the wormburger

Insect_burgers

Continuing our short series on insect-based alternative foods, we look at the proliferation of insect burgers.

The life sciences sector in the UK

Life sciences UK

The drive to deliver the Life Science Sector Deal 2 brought together key stakeholders and researchers at the Westminster Health Forum conference held on the 6th December in London.

Sir Gregory Winter FRS - Free Public Evening Lecture

Transparent pill

During this Public Evening Lecture Sir Gregory will discuss "The antibody revolution, its origin, propagation and impact on the pharmaceutical industry".

Crickets give bread a nutritional hit

Cricket insect on leaf

Launching a world first, Finland’s Fazer uses house crickets to enrich its bread.

Seasonal changes in Mars’ atmosphere proving a mystery

Mars surface

Researchers have found the large variations in the levels of oxygen present on Mars cannot be explained by known chemistry.