Summer 2014

Bailey and his homemade cannon at The Royal London Hospital

ExpeRimental visits young patients at Barts Health NHS Trust


The Ri's ExpeRimental team visited The Royal London Children's Hospital in Whitechapel to run fun science workshops for young patients, their families and staff.

David Attenborough and Alison Woolard, CHRISTMAS LECTURERS

Digitising the CHRISTMAS LECTURES: vote for us!


The Ri’s proposal to digitise our archive of CHRISTMAS LECTURES has been nominated for the EMC Heritage Trust Project 2014. Now we need your votes to help us make happen.

Filming ExpeRimental

ExpeRimental – bringing science home


A new series of short films for parents explains how to do fun, easy and cheap science activities at home.

July 2014 cabinet reshuffle


Dr Gail Cardew, Director of Science and Education, responds to the news that David Willetts has stepped down as the Minister of State for Universities and Science.

National launch of Ri Computer Science Masterclasses


A major new partnership between the Royal Institution and Causeway Technologies Limited is set to inspire the next generation of computer scientists.

Get stuck into science this summer


Don't miss out! Many of our Ri Summer Schools have now sold out, so please book your places soon to enjoy a summer packed with hands-on science.

Royal Institution and the University of Central Lancashire to open a new Young Scientist Centre


Thousands of young people across the North West will benefit from a groundbreaking new educational facility in Preston opening in October 2014.

Dr Diane Crann receives the 2014 Rooke Award for public engagement


Dr Diane Crann has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Royal Academy of Engineering's prestigious Rooke Award for excellence in public engagement.

Your Life campaign


The Royal Institution has signed up to the government's Your Life campaign launched today to encourage more girls and young women to be inspired by science, technology, mathematics and engineering.

Exclusive trial offer for new Science Uncovered magazine


The Royal Institution has teamed up with the exciting new magazine Science Uncovered to run an exclusive trial offer valid until 6 June 2014.