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SCI's coronavirus statement

In light of developments in relation to COVID-19 and efforts around the world to control its spread, I am providing an update on SCI’s response

Cooling mobiles

Electronic device

Researchers look at alternative materials for reducing the heat in electronic devices.

Rideal Travel Bursary recipient, Cosimo Ligorio, reports from Boston

Cosimo Ligorio

Cosimo Ligorio was awarded a Rideal Travel Bursary to attend the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting and Exhibit 2019 in Boston, USA. Here, Cosimo reports back on the conference which gave him an opportunity to network and present his research for which he won a prize.

The UK is getting charged up


In the last part of a short series on batteries, we report on the UK battery project which is said to be vital for balancing the country’s electricity demand.

Yorkshire & the Humber Group Awards applications now open

How to nominate
The SCI’s Yorkshire & the Humber Group Committee are calling for nominations for their 3 Y&H Group Awards, which will be presented at the Yorkshire and the Humber Annual Awards Ceremony, later this year.

Stretching technology

Lithium Ion Battery

In the third part of a series on batteries we look at developments in battery materials for wearable electronics.

Preparing for the future


Delegates hear that concerns about the UK chemicals sector post Brexit should be balanced with possible opportunities as work starts on a new chemicals strategy.

Coating protects instruments in space

Blue Earth in the space

A material developed for use in space could eventually have terrestrial applications.

SCI Scholarships 2020 - Applications Now Open

SCI Scholars at AGM 2019

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?

New material shines under strain

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

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