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Group News

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.

Calling all YCP alumni: Celebrating 30 years

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At the 138th AGM on 3 July 2019, SCI will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Young Chemists’ Panel (YCP).

138th AGM: Voting update

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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

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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.

Messel Travel Bursary recipient, Ivalina Minova, reports from Orlando

Ivalina Minova

Ivalina Minova was awarded a Messel Travel Bursary to attend the ACT National Meeting and Exposition: Chemistry for New Frontiers in Florida, United States. Here she tells us about the scientific talks and discussions she experienced as well as the opportunity to explore the careers fair and the multiple networking opportunities the meeting provided.

Caroline van den Brul – The Story of Science Communication through the Lens of the BBC


On Wednesday 27 November 2019, Caroline van den Brul MBE will look at the challenges and rewards of balancing information, education, entertainment, and statistics when communicating science to the public.

Journal Highlights: April 2019


Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issues of our journals. To view the full range of SCI's journals, visit our Publications page!

Defra publishes first 25 Year Environment Plan review

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A new review has shown that Defra has either delivered or are progressing 90% of the actions from its 25 Year Environment Plan in the first year since its publication.

Introducing SCI’s Energy group blog series!

Renewable energy

SCI's Energy group are set to release a series of blog articles on the SCIBlog, which will explore various topics around energy, discussing how recent years have seen energy play a large role in response to the climate threat.

Public Evening Lecture: Beyond the Periodic Kingdom

Periodic Kingdom

Professor Peter Atkins will take an audience to a journey through and beyond the Periodic Kingdom