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Manufacturing sectors disproportionally affected by Brexit, says report


A new report published by economists at the University of Sussex suggests that of the five proposed Brexit scenarios laid out by the government, none would result in a positive outcome for manufacturing in the UK.

Bright SCIdea Challenge – all videos available now!

Bright SCIdea Challenge

All six Bright SCIdea Challenge training videos are now available!

What a Chemist needs to know about Patents - Event Preview

patents news

Piecing together the puzzle of IP, the SCI Young Chemists’ Panel and UK-US trademark attorneys and litigators, EIP, are holding a one-day workshop in London on 23 April 2018 entitled 'What a chemist needs to know about patents'.

Our Membership Survey is here!

People networking

SCI's newly-formed Membership Committee are launching a survey to help us further understand the interests and concerns of our members.

New therapy for psoriatic arthritis approved


A new drug developed by Eli Lilly to combat the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis – including severe joint pain and swelling – has been approved for market by the European Commission.

Applications now open for SCI Scholarships 2018

SCI Scholars 2016

Are you a PhD student approaching your second year of study and looking for financial support to assist with your study costs? Did you know that every year SCI awards Scholarships worth £5000?

Vaccine myths unravelled

Vaccines and drugs

Vaccines are an essential element of modern medicine, offering an important defence against a variety of infections and diseases. But how do they work, and why do some people think they're unsafe?

Innovation Prize 2018 – Call for applications!

innovation prize

The Universal Biotech Innovation Prize is an international competition open for young pharmaceutical start-ups – 8 years old or less – and academic research groups developing innovative projects in the life sciences area.

Fructose improves renewable plastic process


Scientists have developed a new process to manufacture ‘green’ plastic that could significantly reduce costs and provide a cleaner alternative to current materials.

SCI preparing submission to Brexit science and innovation enquiry

The UK is invoking Article 50 today.

SCI is preparing a submission to the Science and Technology Committee inquiry on the Brexit science and innovation Summit, and we are inviting our members to submit their comments and help shape our response.