Summer 2016

CHRISTMAS LECTURES to celebrate the past, present and future of energy


Saiful Islam will present the 2016 series marking 80 years of television history since its first BBC broadcast in 1936, making it the world’s oldest science series.

'How to hack your home' CHRISTMAS LECTURES on tour


The Royal Institution and the Royal Academy of Engineering are taking the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES on the road with the launch of a tour of 'How to hack your home'.

Enrichment grants help disadvantaged students access STEM subjects


Every year the Ri awards £35,000 in STEM enrichment grants to disadvantaged UK schools

Autumn events 2016


Our exciting programme of events from September to December is now open for booking. Don't miss out!

UCLan and Ri Young Scientist Centre wins national award


Our education partners at the University of Central Lancashire win the Best Community Engagement Campaign category at the Heist Awards for Education Marketing.

Faraday’s notebooks inscribed on the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register


The Royal Institution’s collection of Michael Faraday’s laboratory notebooks have been inscribed on to the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register.

2016 Science Writing Competition winners announced


Read the winning entries on ‘The next big thing in science’.

Video series brings particle accelerators to life


The Royal Institution teams up with the Science and Technology Facilities Council and Dr Suzie Sheehy to explore the wide world of particle accelerators in a film series: 'Accelerators for humanity'.