The Great Science Auction 2019

Enter our online charity auction between 3 and 31 October to win some amazing science-themed experiences.

  • The 2019 Great Science Auction will open on Thursday 3 October.

  • Professor Danielle George delivering the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES 'Sparks will fly: How to hack your home'

    Credit: Paul Wikinson
  • Kevin Fong's 2015 Lecture How to survive in Space

    Dr Kevin Fong delivering the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES 'How to survive in space'

    Credit: Paul Wilkinson

The Great Science Auction 2019

Have you ever wanted to have dinner with a Nobel Prize winner? Spend the day with CHRISTMAS LECTURER Hannah Fry? Tour an observatory with Danielle George? Make a space suit with Dallas Campbell? Visit a genetics lab? Have your own kid’s science workshop hosted by Andrew Szydlo? Or get your hands on some VIP CHRISTMAS LECTURES tickets? Well now is your chance!

With the holidays around the corner, these once-in-a-lifetime experiences would make amazing gifts for any science and culture enthusiasts in your life. You would definitely win the title of best gift giver! Our Great Science Auction gives you exclusive insight and access to exciting scientists across the world.

All money raised from the Great Science Auction will help fund the Ri’s growing education, heritage and science engagement programmes. Your philanthropy and support is vital in our mission to inspire everyone about science, and provide opportunities for each and every one of us to learn and become involved in forging the future. 

The Great Science auction runs from Thursday 3 October to Thursday 31 October.

How to enter

The Great Science Auction will run from 3 – 31 October 2019.

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The Great Science Auction is hosted on Givergy, a website dedicated to online auctions and raffles.

Why support us

This auction is run in support of the charitable education work that the Ri undertakes all year-round.

Our vision is to inspire everyone to think more deeply about science and its place in our lives.

Building on our heritage, our mission is to create opportunities for everyone to discover, discuss and critically examine science and how it shapes the world around us.

All money raised from the Great Science Auction will help fund our growing repertoire of events and activities, such as the immersive Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science Masterclassespublic talks, the L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre and of course, the CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

Terms and conditions

Please read the full terms and conditions for each item on the Givergy page before entering.