Throughout 2012, join world-class researchers and top Team GB and Paralympics GB stars, in six locations across the UK, to see amazing athletic demonstrations, discuss elite performance and share your views on the research behind the UK's sporting achievements.
Cutting Edge 2012 is a Research Councils UK initiative, in partnership with the Royal Institution, the Department for Innovation and Skills, The Institute of Engineering and Technology and PODIUM (the Further and Higher Education Unit for the 2012 Games).
Cutting Edge 2012 is one of the outstanding projects granted the London 2012 Inspire mark, the badge of the London 2012 Inspire programme, which recognises exceptional and innovative projects inspired by the 2012 Games.
Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Basketball
Wednesday 25 January 7.00pm - 8.30pm
The Royal Institution, London
Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Triathlon
Tuesday 27 March 7.00pm - 8.30pm
Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Athletics
Thursday 26 April 7.00pm - 8.30pm
English Institute of Sport, Sheffield
Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Diving
Thursday 5 July 7.00pm - 8.30pm
Plymouth Life Centre, Plymouth
Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Sailing
Thursday 24 May,
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, Weymouth
Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Cycling
Thursday 19 July 7.00pm - 8.30pm
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow
All events are free, but must be booked in advance.