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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.

The past, present and future of film and video at the Ri

Posted by
Cassie Williams
Date posted
16.11.2017

Ri's Head of Digital, Cassie Williams, takes us through the lessons learned from six years of the Ri Channel.

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Exploring data in 2017: Ri Faraday Dinner

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
10.11.2017
Faraday dinner

Gail Cardew, our Professor of Science, Culture and Society and Director of Science and Education shares highlights from our second annual supporter dinner.

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CHRISTMAS LECTURES in Japan and Singapore

Posted by
Fran Scott
Date posted
12.10.2017
Saiful Islam in Singapore

Fran Scott gives a glimpse behind the scenes of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES international tour.

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MOOCing Humphry Davy

Posted by
Frank James
Date posted
28.09.2017
Humphry Davy painting

Professor Frank James reflects upon the experience of bringing Humphry Davy's work to life in a new online course

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Why the public understanding of risk matters

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
27.07.2017
Ri 1838

The Ri's Gail Cardew on why the work of the Lloyds Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk links with the Ri’s objective to encourage people to think more deeply about the place of science in their lives.

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Science research as art

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
18.07.2017
Image of mobile phone hidden among magazines

The Ri's Gail Cardew proposes that there are more similarities than there are differences, between science and art.

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Mass: what is stuff made of?

Posted by
Jim Baggott
Date posted
13.06.2017

Ahead of his talk, Jim Baggott delves into the nature of mass.

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A year at the Ri

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
26.05.2017

Evie Raynes shares her experience of a year working in the L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre.

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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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