Opinion

Feature articles written by Ri Staff and external authors on current scientific topics.

Why the public understanding of risk matters

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
27.07.2017
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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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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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The art of science communication: Ri Faraday Dinner 2016

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
10.10.2016

Gail Cardew, our Professor of Science, Culture and Society and Director of Science and Education rounds up the evening's events.

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European cities of science

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
22.07.2016

Gail Cardew, Professor of Science, Culture and Society, discusses the importance of positioning science at the heart of culture ahead of the EuroScience Open Forum.

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Why science? Why mathematics?

Posted by
Masterclass participant Coral
Date posted
11.02.2016

Cheney school student Coral fills us in on how she's been inspiring other young people to get involved in STEM enrichment since taking part in Mathematics Masterclasses.

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Is science a land of equal opportunities?

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
24.11.2015

Professor Gail Cardew reflects on the discussions from the fourth Ri unconference for young people.

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Science lives here

Posted by
Gail Cardew Peter Knight
Date posted
07.10.2015

Professor Gail Cardew and Professor Sir Peter Knight set out their asks for the spending review.

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