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Group News

Sarah Houston wins 2020 Westminster Medal

overall winner

The 2020 Westminster Medal was awarded to Sarah Houston, from the Institute of Oph-thalmology, University College London.

SCI's coronavirus statement

In light of developments in relation to COVID-19 and efforts around the world to control its spread, I am providing an update on SCI’s response

Mid-career Perspective: Lucy Rowell

In a new interview series, members of the SCI Mid-Career group offer advice on career management, and how to overcome career challenges.

UKRI Chief Executive gives rousing SCI lecture

Sir Mark Walport 1

Sir Mark Walport delivered his Public Evening Lecture at SCI in February on ‘Science and Business: Preparing for the Future’, at a moment where the strength of the science, business, and political sectors are being tested by numerous global challenges.

Bright SCIdea Challenge 2020 Finalists


Our 2020 finalists for the Bright SCIdea Challenge have been selected!

Improving prospects for women in science

Women in science

Marking International Day of Women and Girls in Science we consider the progress females are making in the science and technology arena.

SCI Scholarships 2020 - Applications Now Open

SCI Scholars at AGM 2019

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?

Apply now - SCI Travel Bursaries 2020 Open for Application

Solar Glider

Are you a PhD student? Are you planning to travel to a conference or site visit between 1 July and 31 December 2020 and are in need of funds? Then look no further than the SCI Travel Bursary scheme!

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Fabian Talbot, reports from Germany

Fabien Talbot, SCI Scholar

Fabien Talbot was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 20th IUPAC International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis in Heidelberg, Germany. Here he tells us about his poster presentation, how he was able to discover new research groups and the importance of networking for future career opportunities.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Shen Qu, reports from Vienna

Shen Qu

Shen Qu was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 21st European Symposium on Organic Chemistry in Vienna. Here he tells us how attending the symposium has helped to enhance his communication, presentation and networking skills and provided invaluable experiences which will help his future career.