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Bright SCIdea Challenge

What's your bright SCIdea? 22-23 February 2018

SCI is launching a national student innovation competition, aiming to enhance the business acumen of young scientists and explore ideas for the new industrial strategy.

Sense About Science: latest events and activities

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SCI is pleased to bring you news from our Collaborative Partner Sense About Science. Sense About Science works with scientists and members of the public to change public debates and to equip people to make sense of science and evidence. Find out about the latest events and activities.

AI shortens chemical predictions to minutes

Artificial intelligence

Researchers have found a way to use AI to greatly accelerate chemical analysis.

You're Hired 2017 - event preview

You're Hired 2017 Wednesday 29 November 2017

On Wednesday 29 November SCI is pleased to present You’re Hired 2017, a free event aimed at successful preparation for job interviews and career development.

Castner Medal and Lecture 2017: interview with Professor Frank Walsh

Castner Medal

SCI's Electrochemical Technology Group is pleased to announce that Professor Frank Walsh is recipient of the Castner Medal and Lecture 2017. Here he talks about the topic for his lecture; Developments in Electrodes and Electrochemical Cell Design.

Links between science and business dominate Westminster Forum

The Westminster Business Forum took place on Thursday 7 September

Delegates representing government, industry and academia met in London on Thursday 7 September for a lively series of talks and panel discussions on innovation in UK industry.

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2018 open for application

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

SCI London Group visit KCC Basildon Chemicals

Basildon Chemicals Emulsification Vessels

On Tuesday 16 May 2017, SCI members and guests were given the opportunity to visit KCC Basildon’s Abingdon site, with a tour and discussion on the formulation and manufacture of silicones, silicone antifoams and silicone emulsion products for the personal care, food and pharmaceutical industries.

RACI 100: SCI Symposium report from Australia

RACI 100 Foyer

In July this year David Witty, SCI Board of Trustees, and Richard Thwaites, Chair of SCI Australia International Group, chaired an SCI Symposium as part of the RACI 100 event. Here they report on the highlights of the SCI Symposium - where science met business.

Introducing SCI's Andrew Medal and Lecture

Dr Sydney Andrew FRS

SCI is pleased to present the Andrew Medal and Lecture, made possible by the legacy of Dr Sydney Andrew (1926-2011). The medal will be presented to Sir John Beddington at a Public Evening Lecture on Wednesday 20 September 2017.