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Our blog brings you voices across the organisation to reveal a new side to the Ri - from hidden gems in the archive to the latest schools event.

We need clarification of 'purdah' for our scientists

Posted by
Sarah Harper
Date posted
18.05.2017

Ri Director Professor Sarah Harper explains why we joined many scientific bodies in seeking clarification of the 'purdah' rules for our scientists.

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How will Brexit affect science?

Posted by
Martin Davies
Date posted
18.05.2017

Leading researchers, thinkers and policymakers came together at the Ri earlier this month to discuss the implications of Brexit.

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Bingo! An Ri Masterclasses teaser

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
17.05.2017

This puzzle was devised as part of a Primary Mathematics Masterclass series, and solved by a 9 year-old. Can you crack it?

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Community fundraising for the Ri

Posted by
Catriona Sinclair
Date posted
25.04.2017

Ron Waller tells us why the Basingstoke Golf Club chose to support the Royal Institution as part of their annual community fundraising.

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I spy at the Ri

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
10.04.2017

Laurence Scales investigates the many spies that have been involved with Ri over the years.

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Science on paper

Posted by
Meagen Smith
Date posted
30.03.2017
Pencil sketch of a hand

Conservator Meagen Smith shares some of the gems she’s uncovered while conserving the Ri’s book and paper archive.

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Upholding a dynamic interaction between science and the public

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
17.02.2017

The Royal Institution joins 45 leading science organisations in a letter to European policy makers to highlight that an open exchange of people and ideas is crucial for science.

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Behind the scenes at the CHRISTMAS LECTURES

Posted by
Nel Taylor
Date posted
20.01.2017

Nel Taylor, a BBSRC PhD student from the University of Nottingham, shares her experience of being one of the 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES assistants.

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The best science videos of 2016

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
13.01.2017

The Ri channel team pick their favourite science videos from the last 12 months.

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A marriage of saltwater and electricity

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
22.12.2016

Laurence Scales delves into the archive to discover the shared heritage of the Royal Institution and Lloyd's Register.

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