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Interview: DSA recipient Steve East

DSA winner Steve East

Dr Steve East is one of this year’s two recipients of SCI’s Distinguished Service Awards. He has sat on the Fine Chemicals Group (FCG) committee since 2001. Here, Steve describes his involvement and experiences at SCI.

AGM 2019: Review

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SCI's 138th AGM took place on Wednesday 3 July 2019.

Opportunity to boost economy by creating UK automotive battery supply chain

Electric car

A significant opportunity to boost the economy and extend the automotive battery supply chain is being presented to the UK with the arrival of new advanced technology.

SCI welcomes Paul Booth OBE as President

Paul Booth

Paul Booth OBE begins his second spell as SCI Honorary President on 3 July 2019, succeeding Neil Carson OBE, who has carried out the duties of the post outstandingly since 2015.

SCI welcomes Paul Booth OBE as President

Paul Booth

Paul Booth OBE begins his second spell as SCI Honorary President on 3 July 2019, succeeding Neil Carson OBE, who has carried out the duties of the post outstandingly since 2015.

Meet SCI’s 2019 DSA and Lampitt Medal winners

Alan Baylis Lampitt

Three Society Member Recognition Awards were awarded at the 138th SCI AGM, held on Wednesday 3 July 2019 at SCI HQ.

Digital Talks 2019: Transforming Industry Together

Siemens Digital talks

On 11 June 2019, 1,000 professionals from several major industries came together at the Siemens’ ‘Digital Talks’ event to hear 37 expert talks on digital transformation.

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.

138th AGM: Voting update

agm vote

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

Lightbulb - innovative idea

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.