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General News

Report: 35th Process Development Symposium

18 Apr 2018

One of SCI’s longest running and most successful events, the 35th annual Process Development Symposium was held on 11-13 April 2018 at Churchill College, Cambridge.

Commonwealth climate change tech receives £8m

16 Apr 2018

As part of this week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has announced that £8m will be invested into technology focused on tackling climate change in the Commonwealth’s member states.

AGM 2018: nominations open

15 Apr 2018

Nominations are now open and will close at midnight on Monday 21 May.

Team develops transparent solar technology

15 Apr 2018

Transparent solar cells that can convert invisible light into renewable energy could supply 40% of US energy demand, a Michigan State University engineering team have reported.


12 Apr 2018

This one-day symposium on Tuesday 15 May 2018 seeks to inform and create a dynamic environment for discussion. In this ever-evolving area, it is critical to understand the current design and selection methods of compound screening libraries, along with the range of available business models for library acquisition and enhancement.

Research England invests £67m into HE commercialisation

11 Apr 2018

In a bid to drive commercialisation out of English universities, the newly formed Research England have announced that £67m will be invested in 14 collaborative projects between academic and industry partners.

SCI Electrochemistry Postgraduate Conference 2018 Event Preview

08 Apr 2018

The SCI Electrochemistry Postgraduate Conference 2018 is aimed at postgraduate students researching in electrochemistry, this event offers fantastic opportunities for networking with both academics and industry professionals.


New cardiac MRI scan improves diagnostic accuracy

08 Apr 2018

A team based at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in California, US, have detailed a new technique – MR Multitasking – that can improve patient comfort and shorten testing time for cardiac MRI scans.

UKRI launches today

02 Apr 2018

In what is a major reorganisation of the UK’s research funding system, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) has officially launched today. Bringing together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK, and the newly formed Research England, UKRI will strive to bring a new outlook and a renewed sense of cohesion to the UK science landscape.