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Communicating Science across a changing landscape

Caroline - science communicator speaking at PEL

Scientific achievements and developments aren’t always presented properly across the broader media. During SCI’s latest Public Evening Lecture, Caroline van den Brul MBE, shared her experiences of communicating scientific ideas and the impact that new media is having.

Seasonal changes in Mars’ atmosphere proving a mystery

Mars surface

Researchers have found the large variations in the levels of oxygen present on Mars cannot be explained by known chemistry.

UK Government bringing business together

Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency.

Businesses in the UK have been invited to apply for a share of £5 million to improve the resource and energy efficiency of so-called foundation industries.

Richardson Travel Bursary recipient, Ursula Simon, reports from Maryland

Ursula Simon

Ursula Simon was awarded a Richardson Travel Bursary to attend the International Symposium on Preparative and Process Chromatography and International Symposium on the Separation of Proteins, Peptides & Polynucleotides and study exchange at the University of Virginia in the USA. Here she tells us about her research and how she was able to meet people from all over the world, travel to countries she’s never been to before and advance her research on 3D printable materials.

Announcing CPI as a corporate partner

CPI

SCI is pleased to announce that CPI – a leading independent technology innovation centre – is the newest member of our Corporate Partnership Scheme.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Michael Clegg, reports from California

American Chemical Society Conference, San Diego

Michael Clegg was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the 258th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition, in San Diego, California. Here he tells us how the talks have helped him develop his knowledge and provided inspiration for future research, about the career useful advice he received and the opportunity to network with a wide variety of scientists.

Journal Highlights August 2019

Highlights
Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. 

Event review: SCI Postgraduate Scholars' Showcase

SCI Scholars showcase event: Zulfa Fathima (Daphne Jackson Fellow), Xin Yi Ong (Travel bursary winner) and Ivalina Minova (current SCI Scholar)

SCI’s Early Careers Committee (ECC) held the first Postgraduate Scholars’ Showcase event at SCI HQ, London, on 3 July.

Business Secretary holds Brexit roundtable with businesses

Brexit

Business Secretary, Andrea Leadsom held her first Brexit roundtable with a range of businesses supporting employers to prepare for leaving the EU on 31 October 2019.

Proteins identified that could restore damaged cells in the ear

Inner_ear

By using genetic tools in mice, researchers from John Hopkins have identified a pair of proteins that accurately control when hair cells (sound-detecting cells) form in the inner ear – a discovery that could help identify future therapies in restoring hearing in people with irreversible deafness.