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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.

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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2016 Ri gift guide for science lovers

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
02.12.2016

We help you through the gift-giving season with our suggestions of presents for scientists and science enthusiasts young and old.

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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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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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