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General News

Hydrogen fuel created from sea water

19 Mar 2019

New hydrogen fuel has been generated using solar power, electrodes and sea water by researchers in Stanford, US.

Event review: KickStart Your Career 2019

18 Mar 2019 The SCI Liverpool and North West Group annual KickStart event covered ideas on where your career can lead to, top tips, stories and some information on how to write a good CV.

Report: Voice of the Future 2019

18 Mar 2019

Early career scientists were given the chance to voice their questions about the future of science to MPs and ministers at the House of Commons at the 2019 ‘Voice of the Future’ event.

How did science fair in the 2019 Spring Statement?

15 Mar 2019

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

Robots deal with radiation, so you don't have to

14 Mar 2019

Robotic technology has a large part in the UK’s chemical industry in reducing individual’s exposure to ionising radiation, from nuclear decommissioning to synthesis of radiopharmaceuticals.

Sophie Morse wins the 2019 Westminster Medal

14 Mar 2019

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.

Too few competitors for tech giants limiting innovation, says review

13 Mar 2019

An independent review has ruled that UK competition rules must be updated to account for the digital age, finding that there is not enough competition for tech giants and a new markets unit is required to set up and enforce rules.

Journal Highlights: February 2019

13 Mar 2019

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

Announcing our 2019 SCIdea poster teams!

12 Mar 2019

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

Semiconductors can be used to make new quantum material

12 Mar 2019

Researchers have developed a method to produce super-thin quantum materials with extraordinary electronic behaviour from semiconductors.

Introducing our 2019 Bright SCIdea finalists

11 Mar 2019

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

Professor Molly Shoichet wins distinguished woman in chemistry award

08 Mar 2019

Professor Molly Shoichet, University of Toronto, Canada was honoured to be named as an International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) ‘Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering’.

Research offers hope for cancer patients, says ICR Head

07 Mar 2019

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

06 Mar 2019

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

Chemical nose could remove environmental pollutants

05 Mar 2019

A new project with scientists from across five European countries will develop next-generation chemical noses that can remove pollutants from the environment.