RI EventsTue, 26 Sep 2017 04:44:34 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:44:34 +0100 Explore a huge range of activities at the Ri, including talks, workshops and events for schools. "http://www.rigb.org/ Tuesday 26 September - Technology vs Infectious Diseases Summit (afternoon + keynote) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-tech-vs-id Royal Institition 1.30pm to 8.00pm
The Theatre
A summit for scientists, policymakers and engineers which will showcase the amazing technology used to fight infectious diseases]]>
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:09:21 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-tech-vs-id
Tuesday 26 September - Global infectious diseases (evening keynote) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-global-infectious-diseases Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
David Heymann will bring to life the major current infectious disease priorities for the developed and the developing world]]>
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:36:13 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-global-infectious-diseases
Thursday 28 September - An introduction to quantum theory (short course) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-an-introduction-to-quantum-theory Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm weekly

Dr Sania Jevtic and Dr Antony Milne present a six part introduction to the world of quantum theory]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:01:25 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-an-introduction-to-quantum-theory
Friday 29 September - Black holes and the fundamental laws of physics (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-black-holes-discourse Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
In this Discourse, Jerome Gauntlett discusses black holes and their importance for unlocking further understanding of physics.]]>
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:13:06 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-black-holes-discourse
Saturday 30 September - Dr Karl's great moments in science http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-dr-karls-great-moments-in-science Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Join Dr Karl for a rip-roaring trip through science]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:04:02 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/september/public-dr-karls-great-moments-in-science
Monday 02 October - Lunchtime Talk - Thing explainer: Complicated stuff in simple words http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-lunchtime-talk--randall-munroe Royal Institition 12.00pm to 1.00pm
The Demonstration Room
In this special lunchtime talk, Randall Munroe, the creator of the hugely successful webcomic xkcd, explains things using only the thousand most common words in English. ]]>
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:05:28 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-lunchtime-talk--randall-munroe
Wednesday 04 October - Open science: Sharing data, saving lives http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-open-science Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Chemist Alice Williamson explores the open science movement and discusses her efforts to involve more people in scientific discovery.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:05:19 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-open-science
Monday 09 October - Fiction Lab - October 2017 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-fiction-lab-oct-2017 Royal Institition 7.00pm start
Ri Cafe
Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:48:23 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-fiction-lab-oct-2017
Wednesday 11 October - Animal CSI: What, how, when? http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/biology-week-2017/public-animal-csi-what-how-when Royal Institition 6:30pm to 10.00pm
The Theatre
Dive into the world of veterinary pathology with a live-streamed dissection from the Royal Veterinary College's laboratory.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:07:23 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/biology-week-2017/public-animal-csi-what-how-when
Friday 13 October - Disappearing wildlife? Technology to the rescue! http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/biology-week-2017/public-disappearing-wildlife-technology-to-the-r Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Explore the exciting ways technology is helping save species.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:06:27 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/biology-week-2017/public-disappearing-wildlife-technology-to-the-r
Sunday 15 October - Family Masterclass: it's all in your head AM (age 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-a Royal Institition 10.30am to 12.30pm

Explore the science of psychology in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.]]>
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:13:08 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-a
Sunday 15 October - Family Masterclass: it's all in your head PM (age 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-pm Royal Institition 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Explore the science of psychology in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.]]>
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:26:12 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-pm
Monday 16 October - U3A at the Ri: aliens, measurement and primates http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-u3a-at-the-ri-aliens-measurement-and-primates 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 aliens, measurement and primates]]>
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:55:56 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-u3a-at-the-ri-aliens-measurement-and-primates
Tuesday 17 October - A fortunate Universe http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-a-fortunate-universe Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Cosmologists Geraint Lewis and Luke Barnes take you on a journey through modern science to examine one of the biggest questions: why are we here?]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:09:29 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-a-fortunate-universe
Thursday 19 October - How to leave the planet http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-how-to-leave-the-planet Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join science broadcaster and documentary maker Dallas Campbell for a complete guide to getting off the planet.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:10:43 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-how-to-leave-the-planet
Monday 23 October - Are you smarter than a chimpanzee? http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/behind-the-brain/public-are-you-smarter-than-a-chimpanzee Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Do humans have more brain power than animals? Find out!]]>
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:29:07 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/behind-the-brain/public-are-you-smarter-than-a-chimpanzee
Tuesday 24 October - Memories: Can't live with them, can't live without them http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/behind-the-brain/public-memories-cant-live-with-them Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Find out why some memories won't stick while others won't go away in this panel discussion with Vin Walsh, Julia Shaw and Jennifer Wild.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:13:17 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/behind-the-brain/public-memories-cant-live-with-them
Friday 27 October - Two heads (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/behind-the-brain/public-two-heads-discourse Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
In this Discourse, Chris and Uta Frith join forces to answer the age-old question: are two heads better than one?]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:11:42 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/behind-the-brain/public-two-heads-discourse
Saturday 28 October - Family Fun Day: Spooky science http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-family-fun-day--spooky-science Royal Institition Arrive any time between 11.00am and 4.00pm

Drop in for an action-packed day of talks, demonstrations and experiments exploring the spookier side of science]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:14:26 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/public-family-fun-day--spooky-science
Monday 30 October - What's next: Visions of the future http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/the-future-week/public-whats-next-visions-of-the-future Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Jim Al-Khalili and a panel of horizon scanners from across the sciences for a futuristic evening of prediction, debate and discussion.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:58:54 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/the-future-week/public-whats-next-visions-of-the-future
Tuesday 31 October - Beyond the Higgs: What's next for the LHC http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/the-future-week/public-beyond-the-higgs-whats-next-for-the-lhc Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Physicist Harry Cliff will be your guide to the news from the Large Hadron Collider and what's in store for the largest physics experiment in the world.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:58:23 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/october/the-future-week/public-beyond-the-higgs-whats-next-for-the-lhc
Thursday 02 November - Unlikely partners in crime: Forensic science and technology http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/patron-unlikely-partners-in-crime-forensic-science-and-technology Royal Institition 7.00pm to 9.30pm
Conversation Room
Ri Patrons are invited to join us for an event discussing fascinating stories from the field of forensics.]]>
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:55:59 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/patron-unlikely-partners-in-crime-forensic-science-and-technology
Saturday 04 November - Bonfires with a bang http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-bonfires-with-a-bang Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Explore the explosive science of bonfire night]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:59:35 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-bonfires-with-a-bang
Monday 06 November - Soonish: Emerging technologies that will improve and/or ruin everything http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-night-1-soonish-emerging-technologies-tha Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Kelly and Zach Weinersmith will give us a snapshot of the transformative technologies that are coming next – from space elevators to fusion-powered toasters – and explain how they will change our world in astonishing ways.]]>
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:15:16 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-night-1-soonish-emerging-technologies-tha
Tuesday 07 November - Soonish: Emerging technologies that will improve and/or ruin everything http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-night-2-soonish-emerging-technologies-tha Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Kelly and Zach Weinersmith will give us a snapshot of the transformative technologies that are coming next – from space elevators to fusion-powered toasters – and explain how they will change our world in astonishing ways.]]>
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:15:55 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-night-2-soonish-emerging-technologies-tha
Wednesday 08 November - Gastrophysics http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-gastrophysics Royal Institition 6.30pm to 10.00pm
The Library
Join food psychologist Charles Spence for an unforgettable evening meal full of surprises and science.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:06:29 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-gastrophysics
Saturday 11 November - Family Masterclass: networks AM (age 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/family-masterclass-networks-7-12-am Royal Institition 10.30am to 12.30pm

Explore the mathematics of networks in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.]]>
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:17:26 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/family-masterclass-networks-7-12-am
Saturday 11 November - Family Masterclass: networks PM (age 7–12) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/family-masterclass-networks-7-12-pm Royal Institition 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Explore the mathematics of networks in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.]]>
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:18:18 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/family-masterclass-networks-7-12-pm
Monday 13 November - Fiction Lab - November 2017 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-fiction-lab-nov-2017 Royal Institition 7.00pm start
Ri Cafe
Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:50:40 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-fiction-lab-nov-2017
Thursday 16 November - Balancing the climate equation: How to remove carbon from the atmosphere http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-balancing-the-climate-equation-how-to-remove-carbon-from-the-atmosphere Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join leading UK climate scientists as they discuss how forests, soils and mines can be used to trap greenhouse gases.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:07:03 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-balancing-the-climate-equation-how-to-remove-carbon-from-the-atmosphere
Friday 17 November - Adventures at nano-scale http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-adventures-at-nano-scale Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Explore the weird and wonderful world of nanoscience]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:02:51 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-adventures-at-nano-scale
Friday 17 November - WiFi Wars Debug VI: Return of the bug http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-wifi-wars-debug-vi-return-of-the-bug 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.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:07:33 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-wifi-wars-debug-vi-return-of-the-bug
Tuesday 21 November - The snapdragon’s tale: Evolutionary paths to species diversity http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-the-snapdragons-tale-evolutionary-paths-to-species-diversity Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
In this year’s Genetics Society JBS Haldane Lecture, Enrico Coen will discuss how studying the snapdragon flower and its wild relatives is providing fresh answers.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:08:35 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-the-snapdragons-tale-evolutionary-paths-to-species-diversity
Friday 24 November - Construction, Crossrail and beyond (Discourse) http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-construction-crossrail-and-beyond-discou Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
In this Discourse, Crossrail engineer Khouloud El-Hakim will discuss the successes, challenges and lessons learned on Crossrail as well as how science is changing the construction industry.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:09:03 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-construction-crossrail-and-beyond-discou
Sunday 26 November - Davy MOOC Celebration http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-davy-mooc-celebration Royal Institition 1.30pm to 5.00pm
The Ri
Join us for a celebration of the new online course all about Humphry Davy]]>
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:59:49 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/november/public-davy-mooc-celebration
Thursday 07 December - Plan Z: Science for the end of the world http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/patron-plan-z-science-for-the-end-of-the-world Royal Institition 7.00pm to 9.30pm
Conversation Room
Ri Patrons are invited to join us for an event exploring the role that science plays in our ultimate contingency plans.]]>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:12:43 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/patron-plan-z-science-for-the-end-of-the-world
Monday 11 December - Fiction Lab - December 2017 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/public-fiction-lab-dec-2017 Royal Institition 7.00pm start
Ri Cafe
Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:52:12 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/public-fiction-lab-dec-2017
Tuesday 19 December - The WiFi Wars Royal Institution Christmas Bash: Side A http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas 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! ]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:09:48 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas
Wednesday 20 December - The WiFi Wars Royal Institution Christmas Bash: Side B http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas-copy 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! ]]>
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:10:30 +0100 http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2017/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas-copy