Spring 2015

Young Scientists at the UCLan and Ri centre

New Young Scientist Centre opens


Young people across the North West of England will benefit from a groundbreaking new educational facility in Preston.

ExpeRimental at PAH

ExpeRimental at Princess Alexandra Hospital


The children’s ward at Princess Alexandra Hospital was transformed into a fun laboratory during a visit by the Ri's ExpeRimental team.


John Tyndall discovered the basis of global warming. Why has history forgotten him?


A major collection of the Victorian natural philosopher’s personal and professional letters to be published for the first time by the international Tyndall Correspondence Project.

Young Londoners learn how engineers save lives

Young Londoners learn how engineers save lives in Masterclasses with the Royal Institution and UCL

Staff and students from the UCL Faculty of Engineering Sciences are inviting young people to explore, question and learn about the latest developments in engineering as well as the ethical considerations for engineers.

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ExpeRimental – bringing science home


Our second series of science films for parents launches today with the first of 10 exciting and simple chemistry activities to do at home.

February half term at the Ri


Get deeper into science this half term at the Ri

Here there, now then by Zsuzsanna Ardó


A new exhibition by Zsuzsanna Ardó hosted in our atrium drawing on an expedition to the high arctic.

Ri Lates: Science play for grown-ups


Get hands-on in this eclectic night where you can explore and experiment to find out answers yourself. Don't let the kids have all the fun!