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Defra’s ‘world-leading’ microbeads ban comes into effect

18 Jun 2018

From today, retailers in England and Scotland will no longer be able to sell cosmetics and other personal care products that contain microbeads.

Obituary: Tharwat F. Tadros

17 Jun 2018

Tharwat was President of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists from 1990 to 1992. He served on the SCI surface and colloid chemistry section committee for some 15 years, being chair from 1987 to 1989.

Challenges in Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals & Fine Chemicals VI Event Preview

14 Jun 2018

This meeting will debate the current developments in catalysis, where they are going and what industry needs.

2nd SCI/RSC Symposium on Antimicrobial Drug Discovery Event Preview

13 Jun 2018

This event will examine the current state of the art in antimicrobial drug discovery from a medicinal chemist's perspective.

Chemistry for Non-Chemists Event Preview

12 Jun 2018

This one-day meeting aims to demystify chemistry through a series of talks and interactive workshops, providing attendees with a broad chemical understanding to enhance their knowledge and improve interdisciplinary interactions.

Back-to-back events: Designing Safer Medicines III & Highlights in Medicinal Chemistry III Event Preview

11 Jun 2018

Designing Safer Medicines III and Highlights in Medicinal Chemistry III run back to back. A discount is available for registering for both meetings.

The power of analytics in farm sustainability

10 Jun 2018

Agrisciences Group Member Dr Andreas Soteriades describes how data is changing the way we farm.

SCI AGM 2018 Voting now open

06 Jun 2018

We are pleased to say that we have seen strong interest from a wide range of members who wish to participate in SCI's governance. As there are more candidates than positions for the Chair and Ordinary Members of the Board of Trustees there will be an election.

Asphalt 2018 Presentations

06 Jun 2018

The conference papers for SCI's recent Asphalt - the Road Ahead event are now available for download.

Agri-Food: Careers advice from the experts

04 Jun 2018

Cassie Sims reports from SCI's first Agri-Food Early Careers Day.