Discover a summer of science with Ri talks and events

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Audience members watch a talk in the Theatre at the Royal Institution in London

Discover a summer of science with Ri talks and events

We are an independent charity dedicated to connecting people with the world of science and inspiring them to think more deeply about science and its place in our lives.

Upcoming events

With something for everyone – adults, children and the whole family – discover science directly from the minds of the world’s leading scientists and thinkers.

Explore science

From the history of science to the future of the universe, take a deep dive into science with our blogs, videos, Ri Talks, and podcasts.

Learning

Science shows, workshops, educational resources and more, brought to you from our home at the Ri, directly to your school or online.

Visit us

Visit our home of science in the heart of London.

The facade of the Royal Institution, Image credit: Tim Mitchell
The facade of the Royal Institution, Image credit: Tim Mitchell

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Help us create opportunities for everyone to discover, discuss and critically examine science and how it shapes the world around us.

18 and 19 August holiday workshops cancelled

Due to planned transport strikes, all holiday workshops on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August are cancelled.