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VACANCY: PRESIDENT OF THE SCIENCE COUNCIL

Are you passionate about championing the value of the science profession to a wide audience? If so, you could be the next President...

ENGINEERING GENDER PAY GAP IN THE UK LESS THAN FEARED, BUT STILL REQUIRES ACTION

Research published today by the Royal Academy of Engineering indicates that the gender pay gap is smaller in the engineering profession...

 
 
 

LIVING WITH DEPRESSION FOR 25 YEARS: A STORY OF HOPE

By Chartered Scientist Rami E. Kremesti M.Sc., CSci, CEnv, CIWEM , Principal Consultant, Kremesti Environmental Consulting Ltd. My...

Science Council 2019 Highlights

SCIENCE COUNCIL 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

The Science Council have had an excellent year in 2019. We're celebrating the end of the year by sharing some of our 2019 highlights. February In...

 
 
 

RICHARD HOLLIDAY APPOINTED AS HEAD OF TECHNICIAN PATHWAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The Science Council is delighted to announce that Richard Holliday will be taking up

NEW REPORT SHINES LIGHT ON CHALLENGES FACING TECHNICIANS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

A new report from the University of Nottingham highlights the equality, diversity and inclusion challenges facing technicians working...

 
 
 

CPD AWARDS WINNERS 2019

This year's Science Council CPD awards took place yesterday at the Institute of Physics on the 7 th November 2019 - celebrating 5 years...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2019: RESILIENCE IN SCIENCE

By Arikana Massiah, Clinical Scientist I am a Clinical Scientist in Microbiology with an interest in translational science particularly...

 
 
 

THE SCIENCE COUNCIL IS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

The Science Council's Common Application Process has now reopened, and we are accepting applications. Find the new online application...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: SCIENCE IS FOR ALL

Bamidele Farinre FIBMS, a Senior Executive officer at the Public Health England , reflects on careers and mentorship for Black History...

 
 
 

EDUCATION & TRAINING, COURSE ACCREDITATION AND EXAMINATIONS WORKSHOP

An Education & Training, Course Accreditation and Examinations workshop organised by the Science Council and the Royal Academy of Engineering...

Black History Month: Insight into the lives and scientific inventions of material marvels

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: INSIGHT INTO THE LIVES AND SCIENTIFIC INVENTIONS OF MATERIAL MARVELS

This article was originally published on 27/09/2019 by Shardell Joseph for IOM3's Materials World website for Black History Month 2019. Out...

 
 
 

SUSTAINABILITY IN THE LAB: LAB INNOVATIONS 2019

Lab Innovations , the UK's only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, is showcasing at Birmingham's NEC, on 30th and 31st...

WORLD TEACHER'S DAY 2019: RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE

This year, the 5 th October marks World Teacher's Day, to acknowledge and recognise the level of skill and expertise of teachers worldwide....

 
 
 

RESEARCH, TRANSLATION, INNOVATION AND LEARNING

Date: 9th September 2019 Venue: John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich, NR4 7UA A free to Higher Education conference on 9th September...

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: A TECHNICIAN LENS

STEMM-CHANGE is an EPSRC-funded Inclusion Matters project driving a positive change in culture and practices in equality, diversity...

 
 
 

WORLD'S TOP 50 INNOVATORS 2019

Date: 23rd-25th September 2019 Venue: Royal Society, London The World's Top 50 Innovators 2019 series is to be organised and staged...

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE UK'S ONLY LAB-DEDICATED EXHIBITION

Lab Innovations , the UK's only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, has launched free advance registration for all visitors. Returning...

 
 
 
Technicians provide unseen “vital frontline support for student mental health and wellbeing”, report reveals

TECHNICIANS PROVIDE UNSEEN “VITAL FRONTLINE SUPPORT FOR STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING”, REPORT REVEALS

Mental health issues are on the rise across the UK higher education sector, with one in four students affected by a mental health condition. The...

A BREATH OF FRESH AIR: BECOMING A CHARTERED SCIENTIST

By Chartered Scientist Laurence Caird, Associate Director, Air Quality Consultants Ltd It is an interesting and exciting time to be...

 
 
 



Former Liberal leader David Steel quits House of Lords after damning child...

Former Liberal leader David Steel quits House of Lords after damning child abuse inquiry

Former Liberal leader David Steel has quit the House of Lords after being condemned by a child abuse inquiry for failing to alert authorities about the actions of paedophile MP... Read more ...

1,000 tourists on a Spanish island are quarantined in their hotel after one...

1,000 tourists on a Spanish island are quarantined in their hotel after one of them tested positive for coronavirus

An Italian tourist on the Spanish island of Tenerife has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been isolated, according to Spanish health authorities . The 1,000 people... Read more ...

Tesco to cut 1,800 jobs in shake-up of in-store bakeries

Tesco to cut 1,800 jobs in shake-up of in-store bakeries

Tesco plans to cut more than 1,800 jobs as part of changes to the supermarket's in-store bakeries. Read more ...

Man Utd chief Ed Woodward tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer what he must do to keep job

Man Utd chief Ed Woodward tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer what he must do to keep job

Ed Woodward wants Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to win trophies by playing attractive football. Read more ...

BREAKING Westminster child sex abuse report gives damning verdict on decades...

BREAKING Westminster child sex abuse report gives damning verdict on decades of cover-up

Westminster figures turned a "blind eye" to repeated allegations of paedophilia, the Independent Inquiry on Child Sexual Abuse has found - thanks to a "political culture which... Read more ...

Gary Neville believes Mohamed Salah is using Liverpool as a 'stepping stone'

Gary Neville believes Mohamed Salah is using Liverpool as a 'stepping stone'

Gary Neville believes Mohamed Salah is using Liverpool as a 'stepping stone' to reach the 'pinnacle' of football at Barcelona or Real Madrid. Read more ...

Janet Street Porter, 73, had sex with lodger instead of charging rent

Janet Street Porter, 73, had sex with lodger instead of charging rent

Janet Street Porter shocked her Loose Women co-hosts by admitting she used to have sex with her lodger instead of charging him rent. Read more ...

Tesco blames lower demand for loaves of bread as it cuts 1,800 bakery jobs

Tesco blames lower demand for loaves of bread as it cuts 1,800 bakery jobs

Tesco plans to cut more than 1,800 jobs in its in-store bakeries as it responds to lower demand for traditional loaves of bread. Read more ...

Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him...

Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him through mental health struggles

Pregnant Chloe Goodman is now engaged to partner Grant Hall Celebrity Big Brother star Chloe Goodman is engaged to her footballer partner Grant Hall, who she met at a ‘really... Read more ...

Zinedine Zidane admits he is unsure if Eden Hazard will play again this season

Zinedine Zidane admits he is unsure if Eden Hazard will play again this season

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has this afternoon admitted that he may not be able to call on the services of Eden Hazard again this season. Hazard joins Madrid Following... Read more ...