RI EventsSat, 18 Aug 2018 03:43:42 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on Sat, 18 Aug 2018 03:43:42 +0100 Explore a huge range of activities at the Ri, including talks, workshops and events for schools. "http://www.rigb.org/ Monday 20 August - Summer Schools: Loudspeakers and Acoustics AM (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-loudspeakers-and-acoustics-amage-1012 Royal Institition 10.30am to 13.00pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will explore the concepts underpinning acoustic devices and will have a go at making their own speakers.]]>
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:54:21 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-loudspeakers-and-acoustics-amage-1012
Monday 20 August - LYSC Summer Schools: Pinhole photography (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-pinhole-photography-age-10-121 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 10–12 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. ]]>
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:57:18 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-pinhole-photography-age-10-121
Monday 20 August - Summer Schools: Loudspeakers and Acoustics PM (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-loudspeakers-and-acoustics-pmage Royal Institition 14.00am to 16.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will explore the concepts underpinning acoustic devices and will have a go at making their own speakers.]]>
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:05:58 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-loudspeakers-and-acoustics-pmage
Tuesday 21 August - Summer Schools: Robotic explorers AM (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-robotic-explorers-am-age-1012 Royal Institition 10.30am to 1.00pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will learn to control and program LEGO Mindstorms robot, and get it complete a number of challenges.]]>
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 10:30:59 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-robotic-explorers-am-age-1012
Tuesday 21 August - LYSC Summer Schools: Pinhole photography (age 13–18) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-pinhole-photography-age-13-18 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 13–18 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. ]]>
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 09:56:32 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-pinhole-photography-age-13-18
Tuesday 21 August - Summer Schools: Robotic explorers PM (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-robotic-explorers-pm-age-1012 Royal Institition 2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will learn to control and program LEGO Mindstorms robot, and get it complete a number of challenges.]]>
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:34:11 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-robotic-explorers-pm-age-1012
Wednesday 22 August - Summer Schools: McLaren Vehicle Development Challenge (age 16–18) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-mclaren-vehicle-development-challenge-age-16-18 Royal Institition 10.30am to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 16–18 year olds, students will explore the fast paced world of F1 automotive design.]]>
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 09:47:24 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-mclaren-vehicle-development-challenge-age-16-18
Wednesday 22 August - LYSC Summer Schools: Pinhole photography (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-pinhole-photography-age-10-12 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 10–12 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. ]]>
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:47:07 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-pinhole-photography-age-10-12
Wednesday 22 August - Summer Schools: Thinking inside the box (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-thinking-inside-the-box-age-1012 Royal Institition 2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will use balloons to solve puzzles, problems challenges and more.]]>
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:33:21 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-thinking-inside-the-box-age-1012
Thursday 23 August - Summer Schools: Puzzles, mazes and turtles (age 7–9) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-puzzles-mazes-and-turtles-age-79 Royal Institition 10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will have a go at getting creative with a simple computer program to solve puzzles and problems.]]>
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:23:21 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-puzzles-mazes-and-turtles-age-79
Thursday 23 August - LYSC Summer Schools: Crash testing (age 13–15) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-crash-testing-age-13-15 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
This workshop helps students learn about vehicle safety and forces in a very practical way. ]]>
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:36:22 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-crash-testing-age-13-15
Thursday 23 August - Summer Schools: Puzzles, mazes and turtles (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-puzzles-mazes-and-turtles-age-1012 Royal Institition 2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year–olds, students will have a go at getting creative with a simple computer program to solve puzzles and problems.]]>
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:23:44 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-puzzles-mazes-and-turtles-age-1012
Friday 24 August - Summer Schools: Science song-writing workshop (age 14–18) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-science-song-writing-workshop-age-16-18 Royal Institition 2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 14–18 year-olds students will learn how to hacking your memory with music, and write science songs]]>
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:47:41 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-science-song-writing-workshop-age-16-18
Friday 24 August - Summer Schools: Networks (age 10–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-networks-age-1012 Royal Institition 2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore network theory and the work of the mathematician Euler.]]>
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:17:33 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/summer-schools-networks-age-1012
Friday 24 August - Sci-Tunes http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/public-sci-tunes Royal Institition 6:00pm to 7:15pm
The Theatre
With biological beats, funky physics and rockin' geology, Sci-Tunes with Jonny Berliner is a fun-packed, song-studded, demo-tastic celebration of science that will have you laughing and learning in equal measure!]]>
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:46:30 +0000 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/public-sci-tunes
Wednesday 29 August - LYSC Summer Schools: Forensics (age 13–15) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-forensics-age-13-15 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students experience hands-on the science of a forensic lab.]]>
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:40:15 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-forensics-age-13-15
Thursday 30 August - LYSC Summer Schools: A question of taste (age 16–18) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-a-question-of-taste-age-16-18 Royal Institition 10.00am to 4.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 16–18 year-olds, students will extract and test their own DNA to learn about the evolution of taste.]]>
Thu, 17 May 2018 11:04:15 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/august/lysc-ss-a-question-of-taste-age-16-18
Sunday 02 September - Engineering at the speed of light http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/family-engineering-at-the-speed-of-light Royal Institition 2.30pm to 4.00pm
The Theatre
Anita Sengupta will reveal what it's like to be an aerospace engineer who works at the extremes of her field.]]>
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:37:36 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/family-engineering-at-the-speed-of-light
Monday 03 September - The hyperloop: the future of green high speed transportation http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-the-hyperloop-the-future-of-green-high-speed-transportation Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Anita Sengupta will discuss the work and creativity that goes into bringing Hyperloop One to life. ]]>
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:33:53 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-the-hyperloop-the-future-of-green-high-speed-transportation
Friday 07 September - Homo naledi: The hands that are rewriting human history? http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/patrons-present-homo-naledi Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre
Tracy Kivell and Chris Stringer introduce us to Homo naledi, the newest member of the hominid family who is changing our understanding of human evolution.]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 16:40:52 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/patrons-present-homo-naledi
Monday 10 September - Fiction Lab - September 2018 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-fiction-lab-september-2018 Royal Institition 7.00pm start
Conversation Room
Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:19:49 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-fiction-lab-september-2018
Tuesday 11 September - Unnatural selection http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-unnatural-selection Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Katrina van Grouw will explore how selective breeding might bring about the transformation of animals at the hand of man. ]]>
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:21:16 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-unnatural-selection
Wednesday 12 September - The book of humans: The story of how we became us http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-the-book-of-humans-the-story-of-how-we-became-us Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Adam Rutherford talks about his latest book exploring what does, and does not, make us human]]>
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:51:05 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-the-book-of-humans-the-story-of-how-we-became-us
Monday 17 September - The measure of science: How to become an engineer http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-the-measure-of-science-how-to-become-an-engineer Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Martin Belshaw as he reveals the amazing world of engineering]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:13:45 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-the-measure-of-science-how-to-become-an-engineer
Friday 21 September - Dr Karl's great moments in science: real or fake? http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-dr-karls-great-moments-in-science Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Dr Karl is back, but this time for the grown-ups. He'll explore the silliest science questions and cover the misconceptions that come with them. ]]>
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:36:07 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-dr-karls-great-moments-in-science
Monday 24 September - Blockchain: hope or hype? http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-blockchain-hope-or-hype Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Discover how blockchain technology is being implemented in real-world situations, in this joint event with the Embassy of France.]]>
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:39:03 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-blockchain-hope-or-hype
Friday 28 September - What are museums for in the 21st century? (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-what-are-museums-for-in-the-21st-century Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
Join Tristram Hunt, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, as he explores how museums can retain their relevance and purpose in our contemporary age. ]]>
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:36:18 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/public-what-are-museums-for-in-the-21st-century
Sunday 30 September - Family Masterclass: building bridges AM (age 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/family-masterclass-building-bridges-7-12-am Royal Institition 10.30am to 12.30pm

Explore the engineering behind bridges in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:39:29 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/family-masterclass-building-bridges-7-12-am
Sunday 30 September - Family Masterclass: building bridges PM (age 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/family-masterclass-building-bridges-7-12-pm Royal Institition 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Explore the engineering behind bridges in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–11 with their families.]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:39:43 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/september/family-masterclass-building-bridges-7-12-pm
Monday 01 October - Regenerative medicine: a biological boost http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-regenerative-medicine-a-biological-boost Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join experts as they discuss how we can boost our own biology with some smart materials, clever engineering and stem cells. ]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:48:48 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-regenerative-medicine-a-biological-boost
Tuesday 02 October - Private heritage tour of the Royal Institution http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/patrons-heritage-tour-of-the-ri Royal Institition 6.30pm to 8:00pm
Whole building
An exclusive tour of the Royal Institution for Ri Patrons, hosted by our Head of Collections, Professor Frank James.]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:43:28 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/patrons-heritage-tour-of-the-ri
Monday 08 October - Black History Month: balancing the equation http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-black-history-month-balancing-the-equation Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Exploring how lack of diversity has affected everything from AI to genetics, our experts will show how researchers are combating years of bias in the most-cutting edge research.]]>
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:23:43 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-black-history-month-balancing-the-equation
Tuesday 09 October - Quiz night http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-quiz-night Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Conversation room
Join us for a one-off science quiz. Prizes to be won!]]>
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:28:29 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-quiz-night
Wednesday 10 October - Operating at the boundaries: Diversity of perspective http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-operating-at-the-boundaries-diversity-of-perspective Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join experts as they explore diversity within the fields of Artificial intelligence. ]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:50:19 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-operating-at-the-boundaries-diversity-of-perspective
Thursday 11 October - Understanding Alzheimer’s http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-understanding-alzheimers Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join the winners of the 2018 Brain Prize to find out about their revolutionary research into Alzheimer's Disease]]>
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:36:25 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-understanding-alzheimers
Friday 12 October - Proton beam therapy: how the Large Hadron Collider cures cancer http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-from-cern-to-cancer-the-physics-used-in-m1 Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
With two NHS proton beam centres set to open this year, physicist Simon Jolly sheds light this cutting-edge technique and the technology needed to deliver it.]]>
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:52:55 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-from-cern-to-cancer-the-physics-used-in-m1
Saturday 13 October - Marty Jopson's invisible worlds http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/family-marty-jopsons-invisible-worlds Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Join the BBC One Show's resident scientist Marty Jopson, for a spectacular look at life under the microscope.]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:49:42 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/family-marty-jopsons-invisible-worlds
Sunday 14 October - Family Masterclass: building with STIXX (AM, ages 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/family-masterclass-building-with-stixx-am-7-12 Royal Institition 10.30am to 12.30pm

Build a giant shelter for your family using a simple resource: newspaper!]]>
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:34:44 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/family-masterclass-building-with-stixx-am-7-12
Sunday 14 October - Family Masterclass: building with STIXX (PM, ages 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/family-masterclass-building-with-stixx-pm-ages Royal Institition 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Explore the engineering behind bridges in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–11 with their families.]]>
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:54:07 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/family-masterclass-building-with-stixx-pm-ages
Monday 15 October - U3A at the Ri: space, twins and mutants! http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-u3a-at-the-ri-oct-18 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]]>
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 11:59:39 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-u3a-at-the-ri-oct-18
Thursday 18 October - Gene machine http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-gene-machine Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Nobel Prize Winner Venki Ramakrishnan to uncover the secrets of the ribosome]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 16:30:30 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-gene-machine
Friday 19 October - Murder MysteRi: a picture perfect murder http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-murder-mysteri-a-picture-perfect-murder Royal Institition 7.15pm to 10.00pm
The whole building
“I had heard rumours of a surprise ending to tonight’s event, but this wasn’t what I expected.”]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 16:31:21 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-murder-mysteri-a-picture-perfect-murder
Monday 22 October - The measure of science: Redefining the kilogram http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-the-measure-of-science-redefining-the-kilo Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Michael de Podesta as he explores what it means to redefine standard measurements used around the world. ]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 09:16:49 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-the-measure-of-science-redefining-the-kilo
Wednesday 24 October - The Conversation: Conspiracy theories http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-the-conversation-conspiracy-theories Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Conversation Room
The Royal Institution teams up with online news site The Conversation to discuss conspiracy theories.]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:56:01 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-the-conversation-conspiracy-theories
Thursday 25 October - Innate: How the wiring of our brains shapes who we are http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-innate-how-the-wiring-of-our-brains-shapes-who-we-are Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Kevin Mitchell as he traces human diversity and individual differences to their deepest level: in the wiring of our brains.]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:58:05 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-innate-how-the-wiring-of-our-brains-shapes-who-we-are
Friday 26 October - Robotics: Natural efficiencies (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-bumblebee-flight-torrent-fish-and-dragonf Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
Join zoologist and inventor Adrian Thomas as he showcases his work mimicking nature, from a drone that's inspired by a dragonfly to a boat with a fin rather than a propeller.]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 16:32:53 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-bumblebee-flight-torrent-fish-and-dragonf
Saturday 27 October - Family Fun Day: Everything changes http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-family-fun-day-everything-changes Royal Institition Arrive any time between 11.00am and 4.00pm

Family Fun Days at the Ri are packed full of hands on science demonstrations and experiments, as well as exciting, explosive theatre shows. ]]>
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:21:11 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-family-fun-day-everything-changes
Monday 29 October - Blueprint: How DNA makes us who we are http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-blueprint-how-dna-makes-us-who-we-are Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Robert Plomin as he explores how DNA is more important than any other factor in influencing what makes you, you. ]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:53:30 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-blueprint-how-dna-makes-us-who-we-are
Wednesday 31 October - The life-changing magic of numbers http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-the-life-changing-magic-of-numbers Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Bobby Seagull for an exploration into the numbers all around us]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:48:07 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/october/public-the-life-changing-magic-of-numbers
Thursday 01 November - The secret life of science: How science really works and why it matters http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-the-secret-life-of-science-how-science-really-works-and-why-it-matters Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Jeremy Baumberg who will explain why globalization is not necessarily good for science.]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:09:59 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-the-secret-life-of-science-how-science-really-works-and-why-it-matters
Friday 02 November - Catalysts and chemistry: Building a sustainable future http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-catalysts-and-chemistry-rebuilding-a-sustainable-future Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Bert Weckhuysen as he explores how chemistry is being used to create waste-powered transport and why it is so difficult to convert carbon dioxide into fuels and chemicals. ]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:12:13 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-catalysts-and-chemistry-rebuilding-a-sustainable-future
Saturday 03 November - Black magic: the extraordinary history of coal http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/family-black-magic-the-extraordinary-history-of Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.30pm
The Theatre
Andrew Szydlo explores the chemistry of coal in this demonstration filled spectacular.]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:13:43 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/family-black-magic-the-extraordinary-history-of
Thursday 08 November - The evolution of truth http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/patrons-present-the-evolution-of-truth Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre
Is the era of post-truth politics an inevitable consequence of evolving the ability to deceive? Richard Byrne and Evan Davis will discuss how we got here and what we can do about it, in a whistle stop tour of the evolution of truth.]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 16:42:43 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/patrons-present-the-evolution-of-truth
Friday 09 November - The measure of science: keeping science safe http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-the-measure-of-science-keeping-science-safe Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join experts from LGC as they explore the underpinning infrastructure that supports multiple chemical and bio-measurements carried out across the UK.]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:26:40 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-the-measure-of-science-keeping-science-safe
Monday 12 November - How we'll live on Mars http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-how-well-live-on-mars Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join us as Colin Stuart takes us on a journey to the Red Planet to witness the majesty of a Martian sunset.]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:27:45 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-how-well-live-on-mars
Friday 16 November - Maths, magic & mystery http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/family-maths-magic-mystery Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Join Rob Eastaway for a night of puzzling, peculiar maths!]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:31:37 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/family-maths-magic-mystery
Friday 16 November - WiFi Wars Debug IX http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-wifi-wars-ix Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
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, 30 Jul 2018 14:29:29 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-wifi-wars-ix
Monday 26 November - King Richard III: the resolution of a 500 year old cold case http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-king-richard-iii-the-resolution-of-a-500-year-old-cold-case Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
In this year’s Genetics Society JBS Haldane Lecture, Turi King will discuss leading the international research team involved in the DNA identification work of the remains of Richard III and the current project to sequence his entire genome. ]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:30:29 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-king-richard-iii-the-resolution-of-a-500-year-old-cold-case
Friday 30 November - Hello world: How to be human in the age of the machine (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-hello-world-how-to-be-human-in-the-age-of Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
Join Hannah Fry as she takes you on a tour of the good, the bad and the downright ugly of the algorithms that surround us.]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 14:49:34 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/november/public-hello-world-how-to-be-human-in-the-age-of
Tuesday 18 December - Dr Karl's Christmas Crackers http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/december/family-dr-karls-christmas-crackers Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Join Dr Karl for a festive frolic through the science of christmas]]>
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:21:54 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/december/family-dr-karls-christmas-crackers
Thursday 20 December - The WiFi Wars Royal Institution Christmas Bash http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas1 Royal Institition 7.00pm to 9.00pm
The Theatre
Following their regular residency and three annual lectures in the Royal Institution theatre, Steve McNeil and Rob Sedgebeer from WiFi Wars return for a very special festive spectacular where the whole audience will get to play on their World Record-breaking gaming technology! ]]>
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:16:59 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas1
Monday 28 October - Portraits of photosynthesis: meet the artist http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2015/october/public-portraits-of-photosynthesis Royal Institition 7:00pm start
The Atrium
Join Odra Noel for a drink and discuss her new exhibition 'Portraits of photosynthesis']]>
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:47:35 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2015/october/public-portraits-of-photosynthesis