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Report: Parliamentary Links Day 2019

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SCI CEO, Sharon Todd, spoke at Parliamentary Links Day on 25 June – an event that aims to connect policymakers and scientists – alongside Science Minister Chris Skidmore and Shadow Industrial Strategy Minister Chi Onwurah.

Future prospects of nanoemulsions as a novel drug delivery system

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MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to convert liquid nanoemulsions into gels, offering new ways to deliver drugs through the skin.

Journal Highlights: May 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. To view the full range of SCI's journals, visit our Publications page!

138th AGM: Voting update

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This year all candidates nominated for governance positions are elected unopposed therefore voting is open to vote on the other resolutions only. These include the 2018 financial statement and 2020 membership fees.

Delivery plans for UKRI outline 2.4% GDP ambitions

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UKRI and its nine councils have published Delivery Plans that detail how the UK will meet its 2.4% GDP target by 2027 and ensure that world-leading research and innovation is fostered.

Caroline van den Brul – The Story of Science Communication through the Lens of the BBC

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On Wednesday 27 November 2019, Caroline van den Brul MBE will look at the challenges and rewards of balancing information, education, entertainment, and statistics when communicating science to the public.

New underwater power system can switch autonomously between modes

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Researchers have designed underwater devices which work autonomously within the depths of the ocean are tasked to carry out operations including charting submarine landforms, currents, temperatures, and inspecting and repairing pipelines and deep-sea cables.

Journal Highlights: April 2019

Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. To view the full range of SCI's journals, visit our Publications page!

Defra publishes first 25 Year Environment Plan review

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A new review has shown that Defra has either delivered or are progressing 90% of the actions from its 25 Year Environment Plan in the first year since its publication.

Introducing SCI’s Energy group blog series!

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SCI's Energy group are set to release a series of blog articles on the SCIBlog, which will explore various topics around energy, discussing how recent years have seen energy play a large role in response to the climate threat.

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