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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.

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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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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Reflections on a farm gate

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
18.09.2015
Gate model

Laurence Scales on the subtle intrigue, hidden beauty, and baffling complexity of a model of a farm gate: a personal favourite from the Ri collections.

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Animating 'The risks of the everyday'

Posted by
Andrew Khosravani
Date posted
11.09.2015
Jungle illustration

Animator-in-residence, Andrew Khosravani, talks about how he went about making his first animation for the Ri.

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A WWI self-experimenter

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
26.06.2015

Laurence Scales looks at the life of Joseph Henry Barcroft: physiologist, Quaker, and reckless self-experimenter.

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Falling in love with computer science

Posted by
Ben Dornan
Date posted
24.06.2015
Computer science programming screenshot

Causeway Associate in Computer Science Ben Dornan explains where his love for computer science started, and why he's excited about the Computer Science Masterclasses.

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Evaluating ExpeRimental

Posted by
Martha Henson
Date posted
18.06.2015
Children doing ExpeRimental activity

Martha Henson shares her evaluation of our ExpeRimental video series which aims to encourage parents to do science at home with their children.

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'It's more than just computers'

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
15.06.2015
Students taking part in a Computer Science Masterclass

Gail Cardew, the Ri's Professor of Science, Culture and Society, explains how the Computer Science Masterclass community is nurturing tomorrow's talent pool.

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Doctors - all over royalty like a rash

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
10.06.2015
Albert, Prince Consort, on his deathbed at Windsor Castle, Wellcome Images

Laurence Scales introduces seven doctors who cared for royalty, and were also members of Ri.

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Letters to Gwendoline

Posted by
Jane Harrison
Date posted
25.04.2015
Envelope addressed to Mrs Bragg

One story of Gallipoli told through letters home in memory of Anzac Day.

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