Summer 2017

Excited schoolchildren asking questions

New partnership to enrich and enhance STEM teaching


Today we are announcing an exciting new partnership with STEM Learning, to take the STEM Directory to brand new audiences across the UK.

Explore the universe with Ri Talks

Autumn 2017 events


Our exciting programme of events from September to December is now open for booking. Don't miss out!

Royal Institution announces new Board appointments


The Royal Institution of Great Britain (Ri) has today announced three new appointments to its Board of Trustees.

The Royal Institution at the Cheltenham Science Festival


At the 2017 Cheltenham Science Festival, Director of the Royal Institution Professor Sarah Harper, highlights the challenges to society arising from unprecedented changes in the global population.

What is 'old age'? Sarah Harper speaks at Hay Festival


The Royal Institution’s Director, Professor Sarah Harper, raises important questions about ageing and society at this year's Hay Festival.

The Ri joins science bodies in seeking clarification of 'purdah'


The Royal Institution, along with other national science bodies, has written to the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, requesting clarification of purdah rules for scientists.

The Royal Institution (Ri) confirms the departure of its Director, Professor Sarah Harper


The Royal Institution of Great Britain (Ri) has today confirmed that Professor Sarah Harper has resigned her position as Director of the Ri and has left the organisation.

Merscov particles. Credit NiAID

British technology leading the fight against the global threat of infectious diseases


The best of British technology is unveiled at the Royal Institution today, when we join with Imperial College London to host a summit on the international fight against the spread of infectious diseases