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RDG IRELAND EVENT
Thursday 5 May 2016
Fragrancing Skin Care Products – Just a nice smell? Delighting consumers – the Science behind the Scent

JOINT SCS & BSP EVENT
Thursday 9 February 2017
Sustainability and genetic modification in the cosmetic & fragrance industries – A debate

MEDAL LECTURE
Thursday 9 March 2017
The genius in a bottle – Risks and resilience in the beauty industry

DECEMBER LONDON LECTURE
Thursday 8 December 2016
The SCS Big Debate - Protecting Your Brand Part 2

FEBRUARY W&W EVENT
Tuesday 7 February 2017
Up close & personal with the experts. Asian influences and preservative for conscious consumers

FEBRUARY RDG NORTH EVENT
Thursday 23 February 2017
From Concept to Launch –
Using the services of experts to avoid the pitfalls during new product launches

JANUARY LONDON LECTURE
Thursday 12 January 2017
Beauty: Skin Deep?

SCS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
10-11 May 2016
Science in a Bottle –
Moisturisation & Cosmetic Claims

NOVEMBER LONDON LECTURE
Thursday 10 November 2016
Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the UK

SCS FORMULATE
Tuesday 15 - Wednesday 16 November
Ricoh Arena, Coventry

JOINT SCS & BACS EVENT
Thursday 22 September 2016
Overcoming the Hurdles of Compliance – Selling Cosmetics in the Global Market

OCTOBER LONDON LECTURE
Thursday 6 October 2016
Sensory Branding

RDG NORTH EVENT
Thursday 13 October 2016
Communication - Why is it called a brief?

SCS AGM **MEMBERS ONLY**
Thursday 19 May 2016

DECEMBER GUESTS EVENING LECTURE
The Big Debate - Protecting Your Brand - Part 2

SOUTHERN EDUCATION EVENT
Thursday 9 June 2016
A Journey from Principle to Production

SUMMER EVENT FOR CHARITY
Tuesday 14 June 2016

Thursday 25 February 2016 - PRE REGISTRATION ONLY
The Global Consumer; Emerging trends in a global market place
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10 March 2016 - Medal Lecture
'Translational science and ageing skin'
'Skin ageing is driven by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Intrinsic or chronological ageing is a slow, subtle process leading to changes that affect cutaneous function more than they do appearance whereas sun-induced extrinsic ageing (photoageing) produces the majority of clinical features, such as wrinkles.....'

Followed by the SCS Diploma Ceremony

Thursday 11 February 2016 - ** FULLY BOOKED**
Joint SCS & BSP Lecture
'Is smell a quantum phenomenon?'
Our sense of smell is extraordinarily good at molecular recognition: we can identify tens of thousands of odorants unerringly over a wide concentration range. The mechanism by which this happens is still hotly debated......

Tuesday 15 September 2015
Two Presentations - 'From Sourcing to Active Ingredients : A 100% CSR Approach' and 'Navigating the maze of Green Standards - a formulator's perspective'

Thursday 14 January 2016
'Building Quality into your Cosmetic Product'

Thursday 10 December 2015
Guests Evening Lecture 'Ageing and anti-oxidants: in search for a new paradigm'

Gerard Friedlander (Paris Discartes University Medical School)
VENUE: ROYAL SOCIETY, CARLTON HOUSE TERRACE, LONDON

Synopsis: Since 1956, the oxidative stress theory of Dr. Harman involves oxidative stress as one of the main cause of aging and age-related diseases. But today, a growing number of evidences are challenging this theory and the causative role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in aging or age related diseases is questioned. Indeed, published data do not support a determinant role in longevity of ROS, neither a superior antioxidant defenses.......

Thursday 12 November 2015
'How allergies develop through the cutaneous route and tolerance through the oral route'

Professor Lack (Kings College, London)

Mice can become allergic to food molecules such as ovalbumin through inflamed or abraded skin, whereas single doses of oral antigen induced tolerance and prevents them from becoming allergic. On that basis the Dual Allergen Exposure Hypothesis was suggested in 1998 (Lancet 1998 Nov 7;352(9139):1557) which posits that sensitisation to foods occur in babies with an inflamed skin barrier and that tolerance to food proteins is induced orally by early exposure to food antigens. A study of more than 10,000 schoolchildren in Israel and the UK (with similar ancestral backgrounds) showed .....

Thursday 15 October 2015
'Creating a Cult Brand'
Debbie Epstein (Founder of Ella's Kitchen and Paddy's Bathroom)

SCS Formulate - 17 & 18 November 2015
GET NOTICED - GET AHEAD
Register to attend the exhibition, Source, Knowledge and Masterclasses. SCS Annual Dinner 17 November 2015

In the exhibition you will be able to find every conceivable ingredient, raw material and other vital tool of your trade.

Thursday 14 May 2015 - RDG Ireland Event
'Lessons in innovation: where trends and science collide'

Tues/Wed 11 and 12 November 2014
SCS Formulate Exhibition - Source & Knowledge Presentations

Tuesday 16 June 2015 - RDG Wales & West
Cosmetic Trends: Steering the Desires through Regulatory Seas

Tuesday 12 May 2015 - 'Science Behind Beauty' Evening Media Event
'Science Behind Beauty'

Thursday 4 June 2015 - Southern Educational Event
'All About Hair Loss'

RDG Wales & West - Tuesday 16 September 2014
'The Body Shop Placement Experience'
'Maillard reaction and cosmetics'

Thursday 18 June 2015 - Joint SCS and BACS Event
‘Is beauty only skin deep? A focus on chemistry in skin care’

Thursday 19 March 2015 - Afternoon seminar
‘A Journey into Fragrance and Perfumery’

Thursday 11 December 2014
Guests Evening Lecture ' IN TOUCH'

Monday 22 June 2015 - Scrub Up On Science Finalists Day
Scrub up on Science - Competition

Scrub Up On Science competition stages exciting finale at London's Science Museum
Team from Laurence Jackson School in Guisborough wins with a sparkling bath bomb.
Full story and video highlights of the day here.

Tues & Wed 24 & 25 March - SCS at Making Cosmetics
Society of Cosmetic Scientists at Making Cosmetics in Coventry - Stand 114

Thursday 12 March 2015 - Medal Lecture
'Science and Innovation in Wales'
Speaker: Professor Julie Williams, CBE (Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales)

Thursday 15 January 2015
January Lecture 'CREATING THE RIGHT COLOURS: PIGMENTS AND PITFALLS'

Thursday 12 February 2015
Joint SCS & British Society of Perfumers Lecture
'HUMAN PHEROMONES - WE NEED TO TALK'

Tuesday 17 February 2015
'Beauty from within....' and 'Coping with your R&D Challenges....'

Happy Christmas and New Year from SCS
Happy Christmas and New Year from SCS

Thursday 9 October 2014
London Panel Debate - 'What drives trends in cosmetic claims: consumer dreams or scientific reality?'

Thursday 6 November 2014
An introduction to biofilms and the techniques
used to assess cutaneous biofilm treatments

SCS Annual Dinner 2014 - 11 November 2014
The SCS Annual Dinner will be taking place on Tuesday 11 November 2014 at the Ricoh, Coventry. Ticket Bookings now closed.

The theme is Viva Brazil !

RDG North Thursday 23 October 2014 - 'Preservation: A Broad Spectrum Approach’
Afternoon Seminar taking place in Rotherham

9 - 14 March 2014 - Principles and Practice of Cosmetic Science
One week intensive residential course, The Village Hotel in Bournemouth

Thursday 8 May 2014 - RDG Ireland
Venue: The Science Gallery, The Naughton Institute, Pearse Street, Trinity College, Dublin 2 / nearby Pearse Station




Dates for your Diary
The SCS Programme of Events is being prepared. Put these dates in your diary now.

SCS Member Running 10K Marathon in July
You can help Shona Bear raise money for this great cause

Thursday 22 May 2014 - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Members only - commencing 18.30 hours with light refreshments from 18.00 hours

SOLD OUT! Tuesday 24 June 2014 - Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens Educational Event + Social

Wednesday / Thursday 30 April - 1 May 2014
SCS Symposium
FACE THE FUTURE

Tuesday 18 February 2014 - RDG Wales & West Event
HPTLC for Identification of Herbal Raw Material and Extracts, Eike Reich (Camag)

'Blue Biotechnology' - Searching for Beauty Under the Sea: New and Potential Cosmetic Ingredients

Thursday 5 June 2014 - Southern Educational Event
Where there's a claim there may be blame, it really must do what it says on the bottle

Thursday 20 March 2014 - RDG North - Half Day Conference (Afternoon)
Claim Substantiation / Regulation Update
University of Hull Business School, Cottingham Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU6 7RX.

Thursday 12 June 2014 - SCS and BACS Joint Event
Looking Good - Colour and Care in Make-up and Hair

Tuesday 17 June 2014- RDG W&W - One Day Conference
RDG Wales & West - Packaging Unleashed

Thursday 6 March 2014 - Medal Lecture + SCS DLC Diploma Ceremony
SCS Celebrates 60 years of the DNA double-helix: How DNA has and will impact the Personal Care Industry
Dr James Hayward (Chairman, President and CEO of Applied DNA Sciences)

Thursday 16 January 2014 - Richard Stacy (Social Media Consultant)
Social Media: How to succeed by not talking to 97 per cent of your audience

Thursday 13 February 2014 - Joint lecture with the British Society of Perfumers
Scientific Suicide? Adventures in quantum olfaction - Simon Gane (Academic Clinical Fellow in ENT Surgery, North Thames Region)


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