Summer Schools

Every summer in July and August, the Ri runs a Summer Schools programme, bringing to life all areas of science, mathematics, computing and engineering through exciting hands-on workshops.

  • Exploring robotics

    Credit: Tim Mitchell

Below is listed sessions for which tickets are available. Please see here for the full summer schools listings, and to join the waiting list for sold out sessions.

See full Summer Schools listings here.

Friday 18 August

How to keep a secret (age 16–18)

In this workshop for 16–18s students will find out about cryptography in computer science and how to go about cracking codes.

When:

10.30am to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 16–18

Wednesday 23 August

Pinhole photography (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will discover how to make their own pinhole camera and use it to produce spectacular and sometimes weird black and white photographs.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 13-15

Thursday 24 August

Crash testing (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will make and test crash–safe vehicles and explore the science of car crashes.

When:

10.30am to 1.00pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

10–12

Crash testing (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will make and test crash–safe vehicles and explore the science of car crashes.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

10–12