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23 March—06 April

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23.03.2018

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Friday 23 March

The subjective experience of remembering (Discourse)

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.

When:

7.20pm to 8.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Discourses, Talks

Tuesday 27 March

A Big Bang machine on the moon

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.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 28 March

WiFi Wars Debug VII: The bugs awaken

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.

When:

7.00pm to 9.00pm, The Conversation Room

Type:

Talks

Tuesday 03 April

Face value

Alexander Todorov tells the story of the modern science of first impressions.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 04 April

It's all in your head (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year olds, students will explore intriguing ways your brain works

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm, The conversation room

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Magnets and motors (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13-15 year olds, students build an electromagnet, and construct two types of motor to learn how electricity and magnetism are linked.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13-15

It's all in your head (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore intriguing ways your brain works

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm, The conversation room

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Thursday 05 April

Mars rover (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will use a LEGO Mindstorms mars rover to explore, and search for signs of extra-terrestrial life.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13-15

Who we are and how we got here

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.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks