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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.

Drawing conclusions

Posted by
Jess Wade
Date posted
23.11.2016

Jess Wade tells us the story of how she came into science, and what led her to share her science through her other passion: art

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Resurrecting the Braggs

Posted by
Charlotte New
Date posted
24.10.2016

As the Ri launches the newly digitised Bragg film archive, Curator of Collections Charlotte New discusses the excitement and intrigue of delving into the unknown and unearthing these gems.

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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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Five minutes with Prof Saiful Islam

Posted by
Hayley Burwell
Date posted
20.08.2016
Saiful Islam, image by Paul Wilkinson

We chat with Prof Saiful Islam about his 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, 'Supercharged: Fuelling the future'.

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STEM enrichment grants: helping to hatch a new generation of scientists

Posted by
Andrew Brown
Date posted
17.08.2016

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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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Searching for the South Pole

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
30.06.2016

An unassuming painting in the Ri archive sets Laurence Scales on the trail of an 1841 voyage to the bottom of the world.

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200 years of using Humphry Davy’s Miners’ Safety Lamp

Posted by
Frank James
Date posted
20.05.2016

Frank James, Professor of the History of Science and Head of Collections, explains how the Ri's own collection of Davy's original manuscripts reveals the process behind the development of the Davy Lamp.

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How we do the Twitter quiz

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
20.05.2016

Digital Media Officer Anthony Lewis explains how to use Twitter's image cropping algorithm to create a whimsical quiz.

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From the lab to the front page

Posted by
James Whiting
Date posted
10.05.2016

Jim Whiting, BBSRC PhD student from the University of Nottingham, tells us how his experiences as 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES Media Assistant revealed the value of scientists working with the media.

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