Talking science

Discussions and reflections on a diverse range of science topics from a range of contributors including event speakers, film-makers, audience members and Ri staff.

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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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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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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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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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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The lottery and the laughing shopkeeper

Posted by
Zoe Griffiths
Date posted
08.04.2016

Primary mathematics Ri Masterclass Coordinator Zoe Griffiths explains how her adherence to the logic of probability resulted in mockery at her local shop.

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Sir Christopher Zeeman

Posted by
Bob Cresswell
Date posted
11.03.2016

Ri Clothworkers’ Fellow in Mathematics Bob Cresswell gathers some memories of the late Sir Christopher Zeeman, Christmas Lecturer and founder of Ri Masterclasses.

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Highlights of 2015

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
19.01.2016
Kevin Fong presenting the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

Our Professor of Science, Culture and Society Gail Cardew fills us in on her personal highlights of last year.

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Interview with a space engineer

Posted by
Rachel Dorris Vicki Lonnon
Date posted
27.11.2015

Space engineer Vicki Lonnon talks to Rachel Dorris about her experiences working on the LISA Pathfinder (LPF) satellite.

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Two years in Africa

Posted by
Dr Andrew Beale
Date posted
11.11.2015

Two years on from his time as CHRISTMAS LECTURES assistant, Dr Andrew Beale talks about his time working for TReND in Mozambique.

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