RI EventsFri, 23 Feb 2018 02:39:41 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:39:41 +0000 Explore a huge range of activities at the Ri, including talks, workshops and events for schools. "http://www.rigb.org/ Friday 23 February - Postcards from Saturn (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/february/public-postcards-from-saturn-discourse Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
Come hear what we learned from the Cassini mission to Saturn from one of its lead scientists, Michele Dougherty.]]>
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:44:13 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/february/public-postcards-from-saturn-discourse
Wednesday 28 February - Exploring the London Library: Exclusive tour for Ri Patrons http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/february/patron-exclusive-tour-of-the-london-library Royal Institition 6.30pm to 8.00pm
London Library, 14 St James’s Square London SW1Y 4LG
Ri Patrons are invited to join us for an exclusive tour of the London Library, the UK's leading literary institution that has played a central role in the intellectual and cultural life of the nation for nearly 200 years.]]>
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:19:44 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/february/patron-exclusive-tour-of-the-london-library
Friday 02 March - The origin of life http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-origin-of-life Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Dr Frankenstein aimed to create new life from inanimate parts. But how did life first arise on Earth? Join Nick Lane in conversation with Phil Ball as they discuss the latest ideas, from warm ponds to space rocks and hydrothermal vents.]]>
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:23:13 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-origin-of-life
Thursday 08 March - How to be your child's first science teacher http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-how-to-be-your-childs-first-science-teach Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Alom Shaha will show how every child can be a scientist even if parents don’t have all the answers!]]>
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:59:36 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-how-to-be-your-childs-first-science-teach
Sunday 11 March - Recipes for wonder http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-recipes-for-wonder Royal Institition 2.00pm to 4.30pm
The Theatre
Join Alom Shaha for a wondrous afternoon of hands-on science that your family can do together at home! ]]>
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:19:20 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-recipes-for-wonder
Monday 12 March - Fiction Lab - March 2018 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-fiction-lab-mar-2018 Royal Institition 7.00pm start
Sunley Room
Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:09:24 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-fiction-lab-mar-2018
Tuesday 13 March - Quantum computing: Untangling the hype http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-quantum-computing-untangling-the-hype Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Quantum technology has the potential to revolutionise whole fields of computing; from cryptography to molecular modelling. But how do quantum computers work? ]]>
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:08:01 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-quantum-computing-untangling-the-hype
Wednesday 14 March - Everything in motion: How our brains control our bodies http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/patron-everything-in-motion-how-our-brains-contr Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.15pm
The Theatre
As a neuroscientist and engineer, Daniel Wolpert is fascinated by how the brain controls our every movement. Join Daniel as he discusses the real reasons for human brain evolution and the engineering approaches his team uses to understand even more about what’s inside our heads.]]>
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:12:26 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/patron-everything-in-motion-how-our-brains-contr
Thursday 15 March - How to preserve your family collections (Member workshop) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/member-workshop-family-archive Royal Institition 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Demonstration room
Join us for an evening with the Ri Heritage team to find out more about preserving documents and materials and how to combat factors that cause deterioration.]]>
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:22:56 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/member-workshop-family-archive
Friday 16 March - WiFi Wars Debug VII: The bugs awaken http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-wifi-wars-debug-vii-the-bugs-awaken Royal Institition 7.00pm to 9.00pm
The Conversation Room
Future-tech video gaming comedy show WiFi Wars returns to the Ri for another fun development night where they test out their newest toys and technology.]]>
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:50:19 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-wifi-wars-debug-vii-the-bugs-awaken
Monday 19 March - U3A at the Ri http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-u3a-at-the-ri Royal Institition 1.45pm to 4.45pm
The Theatre
U3A members and other members of the public join us at the Ri for an afternoon of talks on subjects ranging from materials science to calculating colour]]>
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:08:26 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-u3a-at-the-ri
Wednesday 21 March - The electricity of life http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-electricity-of-life Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Electricity plays a vital role in our bodies, from neurons in our brain to nerves in our feet. But how does our body create electricity, how was it discovered and what clues can our understanding of electricity give us to help cure disease? Join Phil Ball and an expert panel for an electrifying evening of discussion.]]>
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:51:16 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-electricity-of-life
Thursday 22 March - The ascent of John Tyndall http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-ascent-of-john-tyndall Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.00pm
The Conversation Room
To celebrate the launch of his new biography, Sir Roland Jackson will explore the scientific achievements and impact of John Tyndall]]>
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 16:24:23 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-ascent-of-john-tyndall
Friday 23 March - The subjective experience of remembering (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-subjective-experience-of-remembering-discourse Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
A great deal is known about the cognitive and neural processes that enable us to recall a word list, and yet considerably less is known about the processes underlying the subjective experience of remembering. Jon Simons will consider the latest evidence that is beginning to reveal the brain mechanisms responsible.]]>
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:03:16 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-the-subjective-experience-of-remembering-discourse
Tuesday 27 March - A Big Bang machine on the moon http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-a-big-bang-machine-on-the-moon Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
The LHC switched on in 2015 at the highest energy ever and we are learning that our universe is very... odd. But to know exactly how odd, we need to build a bigger collider. Join CERN physicist James Beacham as he explores what we could learn from a hadron collider around the moon and what this means for society.]]>
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:09:04 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/march/public-a-big-bang-machine-on-the-moon
Tuesday 03 April - Face value http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-face-value Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Alexander Todorov tells the story of the modern science of first impressions.]]>
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:33:19 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-face-value
Thursday 05 April - Who we are and how we got here http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-who-we-are-and-how-we-got-here Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
David Reich will tell the emerging story of our often surprising ancestry - the extraordinary ancient migrations and mixtures of populations that have made us who we are.]]>
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:16:13 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-who-we-are-and-how-we-got-here
Monday 09 April - Energy live! http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-energy-live Royal Institition 2.30pm to 3.45pm and 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Join Dan Plane for an explosive talk all about energy]]>
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:07:21 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-energy-live
Tuesday 10 April - Our renewable future http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-our-renewable-future Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Bruce Hood and guests to discuss the challenges facing our species]]>
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:20:59 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-our-renewable-future
Tuesday 17 April - Gravitational waves and beyond: In conversation with Sheila Rowan http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/patron-gravitational-waves-and-beyond Royal Institition 7.30pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
After contributing to one of the most significant scientific breakthroughs of this century, Sheila Rowan will provide insight into her team's future work on gravitational waves]]>
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:26:02 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/patron-gravitational-waves-and-beyond
Tuesday 24 April - Making monsters? Ethical gene editing http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-making-monsters-ethical-gene-editing Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
What is the cutting-edge of genetic medicine and are we ready for the ethical challenges the technology raises? ]]>
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:39:23 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-making-monsters-ethical-gene-editing
Thursday 26 April - Danielle George (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-danielle-george-discourse Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
In this Discourse, radio frequency engineer and former Christmas Lecturer Danielle George will discuss her life and work]]>
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:28:39 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-danielle-george-discourse
Saturday 28 April - Bakineering in space http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-bakineering-in-space Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Join former Bake Off contestant Andrew Smyth to explore the surprising links between baking and space engineering]]>
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:36:32 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-bakineering-in-space
Monday 30 April - The order of time http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-the-order-of-time Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting journey to discover the meaning of time.]]>
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:56:10 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/april/public-the-order-of-time
Saturday 02 June - Family Fun Day: Science Fiction http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/june/public-family-fun-day-science-fiction Royal Institition Arrive any time between 11.00am and 4.00pm

get hands on with the exciting science behind Frankenstein, Star Wars, Doctor Who and more at this season's Family Fun Day. Drop in for an action-packed day of talks, demonstrations and experiments that explore the intriguing world of communication.]]>
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:58:46 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/june/public-family-fun-day-science-fiction