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Discover H G Matthews, the traditional Brickmaking and Fireplace Specialists

Wood Kiln

Join SCI’s London and Construction Materials Groups on a visit to H G Matthews, a traditional brickmakers and fireplace specialists, in Bellingdon, Chesham, on 12 May 2016. We are pleased that Ed Hiam, Construction Materials Group committee member, will be giving an informal talk during the visit.

The Chemical Industry Awards 2016

The Chemical Industry Awards 2016

The Chemical Industry Awards are the premier accolades for the UK chemical industry. They are designed to offer a unique opportunity to highlight and promote excellent performance at the company, site or individual level.

Rideal Bursaries 2016 - submit your application by 15 April


Submit your application by 15 April for your chance to secure a grant of up to £500 to assist with travel, subsistence, and where appropriate, conference registration.

Early Career Scientists represent SCI at Voice of the Future 2016

Voice of the Future 2016

Tuesday 1 March saw the Royal Society of Biology’s “Voice of the Future” (VOF) event take place in the Boothroyd Room at Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament. Though in its 6th year, six early career scientists were excited to represent SCI in the society’s first appearance at the event.

Innovative materials - the road to revenue

Fibre Glass

Organised by the Knowledge Centre Materials Chemistry (KCMC) and taking place on 11 February 2016 in London, the Materials for the future: from chemistry to application event saw a range of experts from the materials sector, universities and agencies such as Innovate UK and, SCI partner organisation, the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), come together to discuss innovative solutions and strategies to enhance UK productivity within materials technology.

Register now! - SCI's Day of Science & Careers London, 13 April 2016

Early Careers Events

The event will take place at SCI’s prestigious Belgrave Square premises on 13 April 2016. Speakers from a range of industrial, academic and independent backgrounds will present their career pathway and offer insights into what to look out for, and what to consider, when choosing your next steps.

Nominate the next Heroes of Chemistry

ACS Heroes of Chemistry

SCI is pleased to announce news from our collaborative partner, the American Chemical Society (ACS). Nominations for the ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award Program 2016 awards are now open! Each year, small and large companies from around the world are invited to nominate their employees to recognise their talent, creativity, and innovation. Nomination deadline: 21 March 2016.

Public Evening Lecture: Guy Smith video now available

Cackline Bee

SCI welcomed Mr Guy Smith to present a Public Evening Lecture on 10 February 2016 on why we need to use analysis based on good science that balances both the needs of UK farmers and the needs of the wildlife that uses their crops as habitat. Watch the video of the full lecture today!

Seek advice, listen to the experts, network with potential contacts! - Upcoming SCI Careers Events

Early Careers Events

Are you just about to embark on your career, or thinking about switching jobs? Then you might be confused about the myriad of career options available to you and find getting that first step on the ladder a daunting prospect. SCI’s Day of Science and Careers events are designed to help with just those issues facing an undergraduate, postgraduate or early career professional.

Event Cancelled - How Volcanoes Work


We regret to inform you that the London Group event How Volcanoes Work, planned to take place at UCL at 18:15 on 9 February 2016, has been cancelled due to ill health of the speaker. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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