Welcome to the SDC

The SDC is the world’s leading independent, educational charity dedicated to advancing the science and technology of colour worldwide. Our mission is to communicate the science of colour in a changing world. SDC is a professional, chartered society. Becoming a member gives access to SDC’s Professional Coloration Qualifications including the elite Chartered Colourist status. We have an international network of regions and activities.

Engaging with Colour

As an educational charity the SDC provides education in many different forms to many different end users. Engaging with Colour 2015-16 looks back at some of SDC's key activities during 2015, and highlights current and future projects for 2016.
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Bradford University celebrates 50 years

Stock_004Bradford University was founded 50 years ago, in 1966, and the Vice-Chancellor (Professor Brian Cantor) held a celebratory Garden Party on Friday 1 July. Dr Graham Clayton (CEO, SDC) and President Trevor Larkins attended with approximately 40 other business, charity and academic leaders from the Bradford region. Professor Cantor welcomed his guests and spoke on […]

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Decennial Celebration (10 years) of SDC EC (India)

Mumbai Cricket Association Indoor Cricket Academy & Recreation Centre, RG-2, G-Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400051

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Physico-Chemical Aspects of Textile Coloration
Author: S M Burkinshaw
Essential reading for students, teachers, researchers and professionals involved in textile coloration.
Price: £125.00 / €173.30 / $190.00
SDC members’ price: £94.00

Standard Colorimetry: Definitions, Algorithms and Software
Authors: Claudio Oleari and Gabriele Simone
An accessible and valuable resource for students, lecturers, researchers and laboratory technicians in colour science and image technology.
Price: £60.00 /€ 83.10 / $95.00
SDC members’ price: £45.00

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