Ambassadors Scheme

Interested in representing SCI at your organisation?

Email us to find out how

Interested in representing SCI at your organisation?

Email us to find out how

The SCI Ambassador Scheme allows members to increase awareness of SCI activities in universities and industry, while also providing them with opportunities for networking and professional development.

Ambassadors are asked to promote SCI by sharing relevant events, information on awards and the benefits of membership within their professional networks. Ambassadors can get further involved by representing SCI at conferences, organising events or joining one of our interest group committees.

The Ambassadors also support our regional networks which represent SCI throughout the UK.

Who can be an Ambassador?

All SCI members are welcome to become an ambassador, though the scheme is targeted at university students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and those who are just starting out in industry or academia.

Why become an Ambassador?

As well as helping to build your CV and expand your network, the Ambassador Scheme has a number of SCI-specific benefits in recognition of your important role:

  • Online profile – promote yourself to experts in science and industry with a biography on the SCI website
  • Mentoring programme – ambassadors are immediately eligible to take part in the SCI Mentoring Programme. This normally requires 2 years of SCI membership.
  • Sponsorship – opportunity to apply for dedicated SCI funding to support your own promotional events and activities
  • College of Scholars membership – enrolment into SCI’s College of Scholars which brings together young scientists and industry experts to offer exclusive additional opportunities for training and networking

Fabien Talbot
"SCI offers wonderful
opportunities to bring
like-minded people
together and expand
one’s professional network.”
Fabien Talbot
Ife Bolaji
"I hope to bolster my
collaboration with peers
and to further enhance
my skills and knowledge."
Ife Bolaji
Ruijiao Dong
“I strongly encourage my
peers to join SCI in order
to gain access to the myriad
of opportunities and benefits”
Ruijiao Dong
Sarah Madden SCI Scholar 2017
“They really invest in
young scientists and
provide many opportunities
for their development”
Sarah Madden

How can you get involved?

Send us an email expressing your interest to, with details of your course and university (or job title and company). We’ll get back to you to answer any questions you have and provide further information to get started as an SCI Ambassador.

Download the Ambassador Flyer for more information.

Meet our Ambassadors

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Joseph Parkin
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University of Liverpool
Brian Eapen
Brian Eapen
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Imperial College/Year in Industry at AstraZeneca
Alex Gresty SCI ambassador 2023
Alex Gresty
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University of Leeds
Shubham Vishnoi
Shubham Vishnoi
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University of Limerick/SSPC, The Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals
Limerick, Ireland
Yi Ni Ong, SCI Ambassador
Yi Ni Ong
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University of Oxford
SCI Ambassador - Richard Gammons
Richard Gammons
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University of York
SCI Ambassador - Aaron Aatkar
Arron Aatkar
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GSK / University of Strathclyde
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCI Ambassador - Evangelia Tsolaki
Evangelia Tsolaki
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University College Dublin
SCI Ambassador - Lorenzo Schiazza
Lorenzo Schiazza
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Lucideon / University of Nottingham
SCI Ambassadors - Hsueh-Wen Lai - University of Manchester
Hsueh-Wen Lai
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University of Manchester

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