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23 January—06 February

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23.01.2018

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Tuesday 23 January

Frankenstein and its legacy

Phil Ball and a panel of science historians and biographers discuss the continuing relevance of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, published 200 years ago.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 25 January

Masterclass taster evening

Join us for an introduction to Ri Masterclasses: learn about our national Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science Masterclass programme, take part in Masterclass activities and find out how to get involved as a Masterclass volunteer or supporter.

When:

7.00pm to 9.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Audience:

Attendees must be aged 18 or over

Friday 26 January

Are your genes to blame when your jeans don’t fit? (Discourse)

In this Discourse, Giles Yeo will discuss obesity and how genetics is being used to understand this modern epidemic.

When:

7.20pm to 8.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Discourses, Talks

Monday 29 January

Darwin’s unfinished symphony: How culture made the human mind

Kevin Laland discusses how the human mind and its unique ability to devise and transmit culture evolved from its roots in animal behaviour.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 31 January

How to preserve your family collections (Member workshop)

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.

When:

6.30pm to 8.30pm, The Library

Type:

Workshops, Talks

Future pharma

Join five researchers at the cutting edge of pharmaceutical science and technology for a glimpse at the pharmacy of the future.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 01 February

The beautiful cure

Leading immunologist Daniel Davis will describe the scientific quest to understand how the amazing human immune system works

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Friday 02 February

Jurassic Britain: Rediscovering dinosaurs and ichthyosaurs

Palaeontologist Dean Lomax takes us on a journey back to the amazing finds that sparked the original dinomania in the 1800s.

When:

6.00pm to 7.15pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 7+

Sunday 04 February

Family Masterclass: Anamorphic Art AM (age 7–12)

Explore the mathematics behind changing 2D pictures into 3D and vice versa in this family Masterclass, aimed at 7–12 year-olds with their families.

When:

10.30am to 12.30pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Ages 7–12

Family Masterclass: Anamorphic Art PM (age 7–12)

Explore the mathematics behind changing 2D pictures into 3D and vice versa in this family Masterclass, aimed at 7–12 year-olds with their families.

When:

1.30pm to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Ages 7–12