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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.

UK Government bringing businesses together

Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency.

Businesses in the UK have been invited to apply for a share of £5 million to improve the resource and energy efficiency of so-called foundation industries.

Richardson Travel Bursary recipient, Ursula Simon, reports from Maryland

Ursula Simon

Ursula Simon was awarded a Richardson Travel Bursary to attend the International Symposium on Preparative and Process Chromatography and International Symposium on the Separation of Proteins, Peptides & Polynucleotides and study exchange at the University of Virginia in the USA. Here she tells us about her research and how she was able to meet people from all over the world, travel to countries she’s never been to before and advance her research on 3D printable materials.

New solution to reducing landfill waste

Landfill waste

Scientists develop industrial-strength adhesive to dismantle various materials, reducing waste thrown to landfill.

Cooling the circuits

Nanowire

Smaller and more powerful electronics can accentuate problems of heat generation and lead to devices such as phones overheating. However, a team of scientists in Spain and Switzerland have found that by changing the orientation of atoms in nanowires they can improve thermal conductivity.

Scotland PhD competition runner up David Crosby talks soft matter physics

David Crosby

Each year, SCI’s Scotland group runs a competition where students are invited to write a short article describing how their PhD research relates to SCI’s strapline: where science meets business.

Scotland PhD competition winner - Yalinu Poya

Yalinu Poya

Each year, SCI’s Scotland group runs a competition where students are invited to write a short article describing how their PhD research relates to SCI’s strapline: where science meets business.

Announcing CPI as a corporate partner

CPI

SCI is pleased to announce that CPI – a leading independent technology innovation centre – is the newest member of our Corporate Partnership Scheme.

Plastech Innovation make it to the top ten

Plastech Innovation

After winning the 2019 Bright SCIdea Challenge and then awarded ‘Young Entrepreneurs of the Year 2019’ by HRH The Duke of York, the Durham University students behind Plastech Innovations are now finalists in the Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Global Awards.

SCI Scholar, Ivalina Minova, presents her end of year report

Ivalina Minova

Ivalina Minova was awarded an SCI Scholarship in 2018. At the end of their first year, SCI Scholars present an end of year report to SCI. Read on to find out more about what Ivalina has done in her first year as an SCI Scholar.

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