Please see all archived news stories for 2016 below.

Christmas Jumper Day 2016

SLS staff getting into the spirit of Christmas for Save the Children.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

Christmas Opening Hours

Please see below for our Christmas opening hours:

 Day Date  Opening Times
 Friday 23rd December 8am - 5pm
 Monday 26th December Closed
 Tuesday 27th December Closed
 Wednesday 28th December 10am - 3pm
 Thursday 29th December  10am - 3pm
 Friday  30th December 10am - 3pm
 Monday 2nd January 2017 Closed
 Tuesday 3rd January Normal working hours

Christmas has come early!

View our fantastic Black Friday offers - valid until Christmas!

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Now Recruiting: Territory Sales Manager - West Midlands

SLS Select Education are experiencing a period of sustained growth and as a result, we require a new Territory Sales Representative for the West Midlands region. You will be the face of the company selling a broad range of science products and services to schools and colleges in the region. To see the full job description and apply for the role, click the link below. 

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Another Successful Macmillan Day

A big thank you to everyone who raised over £200 for the Macmillan Appeal coffee morning on Friday 30 September 2016. Many contributed homemade cakes, entered the competitions and even dressed up!

In Stock: Block Calorimeters

Due to a surge in demand we have good stock of the brass, aluminium, steel and copper calorimeter blocks that have proved so popular since they came back onto the prescribed practicals list. Click the link below to view the range.

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Back to School Offers - Out Now!

Our new Back to School offers brochure is out now including brands such as Irwin, Ohaus, Clifton, Gratnells, Hanna and 3B Scientific. Contact us today to request a copy.

Dominique Dutscher (DD) and Scientific Laboratory Supplies Ltd (SLS) join forces

French-based Dominique Dutscher (DD) and Scientific Laboratory Supplies Ltd (SLS) in the UK are the leading independent distributors of laboratory products in their respective territories. Both companies are pleased to announce today that they have joined forces to better serve their customers across Europe.

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£500 Amazon Voucher Competition Winner

Congratulations to our winner of the Scientific Laboratory Show & Conference 2016 prize draw Maggie Johnson, Lab Technician at Nottingham Girls High School. Enjoy your prize!

SLS Laboratory Show - Another Great Success!

Thank you to everyone that attended the SLS Laboratory Show 2016 at the East Midlands Conference Centre on Wednesday 25th May. The show was attended by over 1000 technicians and scientists from 20 countries making this year’s show the biggest and best to date. 

With support from all of the leading manufacturers present including brands such as Pyrex, 3B, Motic, Ohaus, Nickel-Electro, Hanna and Simax as well as the 2016 addition of the School Zone we were able to ensure that the event was a huge success. 

We look forward to seeing you again in 2018!

Top International Lab Show Supports Science Technicians

Organisers of a major international Laboratory Show and Conference on 25th May are backing the campaign to encourage greater take-up of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects in schools and colleges. Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) and the Science Council have built the School Zone into the one-day event in Nottingham to assist science teachers and laboratory technicians in curriculum design and delivery.


New 2016-17 Catalogue - Out Now!

The new catalogue is out now with several exciting new developments having been made, the most notable of which being a smaller size to making it easier to browse without sacrificing either the text or product image sizes. New curriculum based sections for Physics, Biology and Chemistry are also included with quick-find tabs running down the side of each page. In addition, the front cover has been extended to incorporate a bookmark which lists page references for popular product sections. Containing over 600 pages and 6300+ product lines we're proud to deliver a new reference point for the most popular laboratory equipment and chemicals in schools.

View our catalogue offers including free biscuits and Amazon vouchers by clicking the link below.

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Lynn Thorne Joins Our Team

We are delighted to announce that Lynn Thorne has joined SLS Select Education as our new Territory Sales Representative covering South London and the South Coast region. Lynn joins us with many years’ experience both as a Rep and as a Senior Science Technician so we are very confident she will provide excellent support to all of you based in this area. 

Please do contact her with any queries you have relating to quotations, demonstrations, visits and technical advice or even just to wish her well in her new role. 

Lynn's direct contact details: 
Tel. 07807 318 036

Postcodes that Lynn Covers:

The History of the Laboratory in Ten Objects

Organisers of the biennial Scientific Laboratory Show & Conference to be held in Nottingham this May have launched a campaign to chronicle the ‘History of the Laboratory in Ten Objects’. Anyone with a passion for science can nominate the object they feel has had the greatest impact on lab-based scientific research over the last 200 years.

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Register Now for the Scientific Laboratory Show & Conference

Come along to our conference held in conjunction with key supply partners Eppendorf and Corning. The 2016 Scientific Laboratory Show with Scientific Conference will be held on Wednesday the 25th May at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham.

This promises to be an exciting occasion of real scientific value with a specific program of School Science related workshops headlined by Simon Quinnell and Helen Rose from STEM Learning. Registration, entry and refreshments are all completely free of charge and can even provide transport for groups of 4 or more people coming from one location.

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New Winter Offers - Out Now!

Our new Winter Offers brochure will be landing in schools over the next few weeks. The 8 page promotion includes offers on well known brands such as Iwin, Motic and Nickel-Electro as well as the new range of OHAUS Scout balances. 


Now Recruiting: Territory Sales Representative - North of England

SLS Select Education require an experienced Territory Sales Representative for the North of England region, specifically the M62 corridor and above including Cumbria and the North East of England. You will be the face of the company selling a broad range of science products and services to schools and colleges in the region.

Experience or knowledge of school science products is highly desirable and so this role may suit a candidate with experience of working as a science technician. Ideally you will have prior sales experience but we are open to candidates looking for a first role in field sales. Commercial, technical and communication skills are all key to this role.


BETT Show 2016

Come and see us on stand D105 at the BETT show next week (20-23rd Jan 2016, Excel London). The SLS Select Education team will be joining our friends at Fourier Education to exhibit the BETT Award winning einstein™ datalogging platform. 

The platform begins with their award-winning einstein™Tablet+. The Tablet+ is the ultimate interactive science education device, incorporating built-in sensors, external sensors, interactive multimedia hands-on experiment and sophisticated, user-friendly data analysis software. Its sister product, the einstein™ LabMate+™ with its 6 built-in sensors, turns any computer or tablet into a wireless, digital science lab. 

These digital devices are coupled with Fourier’s exploration and analysis apps (MiLAB, einstein™World app, TrackIt!), that can be adapted to suit the needs of virtually any science classroom. View the range by clicking the link below.


New Year Offers on Irwin Power Supplies!

Take a look at our latest offers on the popular Powerbase V8 and S8 power supplies from Irwin Science Education.


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