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Group News

Event Review: 6th National SCI/RSC Retrosynthesis Competition

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On 15 Mar 2019, chemists from across the UK country to compete in the 6th National SCI/RSC retrosynthesis competition at SCI HQ in London.

How did science fair in the 2019 Spring Statement?

Philip Hammond

In a historic week in government, Chancellor Philip Hammond has presented his Spring Statement to government; and science plays a vital role.

PoliSCI (w/e 15 March 2019)

PoliSCI

Your weekly digest of policy news, funding competitions, and calls for evidence.

Sophie Morse wins the 2019 Westminster Medal

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This year’s Westminster Medal winner was Sophie Morse, a final year PhD Student at Imperial College London’s Department of Bioengineering, for her poster, Getting drugs to the brain using ultrasound and microbubbles.

Announcing our 2019 SCIdea poster teams!

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Our 2019 poster presenters for the Bright SCIdea Challenge have been selected!

Introducing our 2019 Bright SCIdea finalists

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Our 2019 finalists for the Bright SCIdea Challenge have been selected!

Research offers hope for cancer patients, says ICR Head

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The Institute of Cancer Research’s (ICR) Professor Paul Workman delivered his SCI Public Evening Lecture, Defeating Cancer – Progress and Challenges, to a packed auditorium on Wednesday 27 February 2019.

Innovate UK calls for new Smart Grants applications

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UK businesses are invited to apply for a new Smart Grant to receive an investment of up to £20m from Innovate UK.

Mechanism that delays and repairs cancerous DNA damage discovered

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Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, have identified a mechanism that that prevents natural DNA errors in our cells. These errors can lead to permanent damage to our genetic code and potentially diseases such as cancer.

Professor Lesley Yellowlees, CBE – Our future in renewable energy

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Professor Lesley Yellowlees will give her SCI Public Evening Lecture on 'The future of renewable energy' on 22 May 2019.