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30 November—21 December

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30.11.2018

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Friday 30 November

Hello world: How to be human in the age of the machine (Discourse)

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.

When:

7.20pm to 8.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Discourses, Talks

Monday 10 December

Fiction Lab - December 2018

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.

When:

7.00pm start, Conversation Room

Type:

Talks

Tuesday 11 December

CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2018 (live screening)

You can still be a part of the fun by watching a live stream on the big screen of all the action in the theatre in one of our beautiful libraries.

When:

6.00pm to 8.30pm, Conversation room

Type:

Talks, Family and young people

Thursday 13 December

CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2018 (live screening)

You can still be a part of the fun by watching a live stream on the big screen of all the action in the theatre in one of our beautiful libraries.

When:

6.00pm to 8.30pm, Conversation room/Library

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Tuesday 18 December

Dr Karl's Christmas Crackers

Join Dr Karl for a festive frolic through the science of christmas

When:

6.00pm to 7.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 12+

Wednesday 19 December

LYSC Holiday Workshop: Extract your own DNA (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year olds, students learn about DNA and enzymes, and make their own DNA necklace.

When:

11.00am to 1.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

LYSC Holiday Workshop: Extract your own DNA (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.

When:

2.00pm to 4.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops

Audience:

Age 10–12

The WiFi Wars Royal Institution Christmas Bash - EXTRA DATE!

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!

When:

7.00pm to 9.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 20 December

LYSC Holiday Workshop: Forensics (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students experience hands-on the science of a forensic lab.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

The WiFi Wars Royal Institution Christmas Bash

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!

When:

7.00pm to 9.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks