Science and Innovation Network USA

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8th June 2019 Science Innovation USA

David Pasquini

Consul, Government and Business Affairs - UK Government Office in San Diego

Building the Blue Economy and solving global challenges in San Diego, California

As global population grows, so does our impact on the world’s oceans. Even today, on this World Ocean Day, we continue to hear about scary things such as ocean acidification, the proliferation of plastic in the ocean, and ecosystem destabilization.  Every day brings a new report of man-made environmental disasters. But all is not lost. […]

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8th March 2019 Science Innovation USA

Kyle Dolan

Head of Science & Innovation, British Consulate-General Chicago

International Women’s Day 2019: Spotlight on Scientists of the RIPE Project

As part of SIN USA’s celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, SIN Chicago profiled four early-career scientists from the RIPE Project, an international collaboration funded by the UK Department for International Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research. RIPE aims to improve photosynthesis, the process plants use to […]

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16th October 2018 Science Innovation USA

Kyle Dolan

Head of Science & Innovation, BCG Chicago

Agri-Tech mission to St Louis puts UK innovation on the world stage

A SIN-sponsored delegation travelled from the UK to St Louis, Missouri last month (8-12 September) to promote British innovation in agricultural technologies to a global audience at the Ag Innovation Showcase. The mission, led by SIN Chicago with organisational support from DIT Chicago and the UK Honorary Consul for Missouri, created new connections for UK companies […]

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12th June 2018 Science Innovation USA

Carmen Schicklberger

Head of Science and Innovation - San Francisco

Agribots and the tech revolution on the farm

What does the farm of the future look like? Increasing automation and big data promise to revolutionise every industry, including the agricultural countryside with a tech sector that will be worth more than £136 billion globally by 2025. The UK Government recognized this early on and launched an Agri-Tech strategy in 2013 to lead on […]

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21st February 2018 Science Innovation USA

Kyle Dolan

Head of Science & Innovation, British Consulate-General Chicago

Utility 2050 and SIN address the future of clean power

The UK has ambitious plans to become a leader in clean energy, relying on low-carbon resources to power society. Delivering these plans will require buy-in from numerous stakeholders—industry, consumers, government—all of whom are asking the question: what would a UK clean energy sector look like? The UK Science & Innovation Network (SIN) is helping to […]

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8th March 2017 Science Innovation USA

Eric Brown

Head of Innovation, Energy Systems Catapult

A Tale of Two Power Systems – Plugging Innovation into the Electricity Grid

Above Photo: March 02, 2017- Attendees collaborate during a break out session at the U.K.-U.S. Grid Modernization Collaboration Workshop at the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO. (Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL) I was really pleased to be able to attend and participate in the UK-US […]

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7th March 2017 Science Innovation USA

Patricia Gruver

Science & Innovation Officer, Los Angeles

From STEM to STEAM: Science and Art Go Hand-in-Hand

A Conversation with Rosie Grayburn, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Getty Conservation Institute In recognition of International Women’s Day, I interviewed a very inspiring female scientist working here in Los Angeles. Rosie’s career illustrates the strong science ties between the US and the UK, as she originally hails from England. Can you tell me a little bit about […]

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7th March 2017 Science Innovation USA

Patricia Gruver

Science & Innovation Officer, Los Angeles

Science Belongs to Humanity…Or Does It?

A Guest Blog by the Women of the Science and Innovation Network Science knows no country because knowledge belongs to humanity and it is the torch that illuminates the world- Louis Pasteur This beautiful quote sums up why networks like HMG’s Science and Innovation Network (SIN) are so important, and why collaborating on science and […]

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26th January 2017 Science Innovation USA

Patricia Gruver

Science & Innovation Officer, Los Angeles

The Future of Farming: How to Feed the Planet

The global population is expected to increase by 38% in 2050 from 6.9 billion in 2010 to 9.6 billion in 2050. With our increasing detriment to the environment and a changing climate, this alarming statistic begs the question: how will we feed everyone? Plant phenomics, an emerging science that studies how a crop’s traits change […]

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17th November 2016 Science Innovation USA

Catharine Young

Senior Science and Innovation Adviser

Week of Women: Women in Science

As a child, I never thought I was going to become a scientist. My story does not start with a major epiphany of looking up at the stars and realizing I was going to be an astrophysicist. Luckily for me I had an older brother who had an incredible affinity for math and science, so […]

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This blog showcases the work of the UK Science and Innovation Network in the United States. SIN officers work with the local science and innovation community in support of UK…

This blog showcases the work of the UK Science and Innovation Network in the United States. SIN officers work with the local science and innovation community in support of UK policy overseas, leading to mutual benefits to the UK and the USA.

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