RI EventsSat, 29 Jan 2022 13:18:46 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on Sat, 29 Jan 2022 13:18:46 +0000 We're currently running events in our theatre, as well as online livestreams. For more information, see our full programme below. "https://www.rigb.org/ Tuesday 01 February - The ultimate guide to time travel https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-the-ultimate-guide-to-time-travel Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre only
Join Colin Stuart as he explores the most intriguing questions being asked in science today.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:59:01 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-the-ultimate-guide-to-time-travel
Thursday 03 February - The physics of timekeeping: from Stonehenge to atomic clocks https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-the-physics-of-time-keeping Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Online
Join Chad Orzel as he explores the wondrous physics that makes time something we can set, measure and know.]]>
Thu, 06 Jan 2022 18:10:00 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-the-physics-of-time-keeping
Friday 04 February - Control: the dark history and troubling present of eugenics https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-the-history-and-present-of-eugenics Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre / Online
Join Adam Rutherford as he explores the science, history and future of eugenics. ]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:59:24 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-the-history-and-present-of-eugenics
Thursday 10 February - Death by Shakespeare https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-death-by-shakespeare Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Online
Join Kathryn Harkup as she explores how realistic the ways Shakespeare found to kill off his characters really are.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 08:26:53 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-death-by-shakespeare
Monday 14 February - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (ages 7–9) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-ages-7-9 Royal Institition 11.00am to 1.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students learn about DNA and enzymes, and make their own DNA necklace.]]>
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 15:26:02 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-ages-7-9
Tuesday 15 February - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (ages 10–12) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-ages-1012 Royal Institition 11.00am to 1.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.]]>
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 16:08:56 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-ages-1012
Wednesday 16 February - The Wonderstruck rocket show (matinee performance) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/family-the-wonderstruck-rocket-show-matinee Royal Institition 2.00pm to 3.15pm
The Theatre
Explore the explosive history of rocket science in this demo-filled spectacular.]]>
Tue, 11 Jan 2022 11:03:39 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/family-the-wonderstruck-rocket-show-matinee
Wednesday 16 February - The Wonderstruck rocket show (evening performance) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/family-the-wonderstruck-rocket-show-evening Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Explore the explosive history of rocket science in this demo-filled spectacular.]]>
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 09:59:47 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/family-the-wonderstruck-rocket-show-evening
Thursday 17 February - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Cosmetic chemistry (ages 7–9) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-ages-79 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
Students will explore pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state, and make their own bathbombs and lipbalm to take home.]]>
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 15:30:49 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-ages-79
Thursday 17 February - A human history of emotion: how the way we feel built the world we know https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-a-human-history-of-emotion Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre / Online
Join Richard Firth-Godbehere as he draws on psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, art, and religious history to explore emotions. ]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:59:57 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-a-human-history-of-emotion
Friday 18 February - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Cosmetic chemistry (ages 10–12) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-ages-1012 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
Students will explore pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state, and make their own bathbombs and lipbalm to take home.]]>
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 15:29:55 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-ages-1012
Thursday 24 February - Mindwandering: how it can improve your mood and boost your creativity https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-improve-your-mood-and-boost-your-creativit Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Online
Join internationally renowned neuroscientist Moshe Bar as he presents revelatory and exciting Mindwandering. ]]>
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 09:37:06 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/february/public-improve-your-mood-and-boost-your-creativit
Tuesday 01 March - Two heads: an exploration of how our brains work with other brains https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-two-heads-an-exploration-of-our-brains Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre only
Join Uta Frith, Chris Frith and Alex Frith, and Daniel Locke, to discover how our brains work, and how they work together. ]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:54:32 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-two-heads-an-exploration-of-our-brains
Thursday 03 March - Combining medicine and design to create products for better health https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-health-design-thinking Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Online
Join Bon Ku and Ellen Lupton to discover a design team that focus not on technology but on problems faced by patients and clinicians.]]>
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:29:33 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-health-design-thinking
Monday 07 March - Racing green: how motorsport science can save the world https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-how-motorsport-science-can-save-the-world Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre / Online
Join Kit Chapman as he explores what is next for motorsport and how society might benefit.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:55:10 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-how-motorsport-science-can-save-the-world
Tuesday 08 March - Bitch: a revolutionary guide to sex, evolution and the female animal https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-bitch-a-revolutionary-guide Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre only
Join award-winning broadcaster and filmmaker Lucy Cooke as she overturns outdated binary expectations of the female species.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:55:44 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-bitch-a-revolutionary-guide
Friday 11 March - WiFi Wars Debug XIII https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-wifi-wars-xiii Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Conversation room
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.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:56:36 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-wifi-wars-xiii
Saturday 12 March - A most eggcellent eggsibition of eggsperiments https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/family-a-most-eggcellent-eggsibition-of-eggsperim Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.15pm
The Theatre
Ri favourite Dan Plane is back with some amazing experiments, exploring the seemingly simple egg.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 12:04:58 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/family-a-most-eggcellent-eggsibition-of-eggsperim
Monday 14 March - Into the abyss: exploring the deepest realms of the world’s oceans https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-into-the-abyss Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre only
Discover the challenges of visiting deep oceans and our panel's vision for the future of deep ocean exploration.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:57:06 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-into-the-abyss
Tuesday 15 March - Why human intelligence still beats algorithms https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-why-human-intelligence-still-beats-algorithms Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Online
Join Gerd Gigerenzer as he explores why human judgement is important in an automated world.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:57:17 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-why-human-intelligence-still-beats-algorithms
Wednesday 16 March - Ageless: the science of getting old without getting older https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-the-science-of-getting-old Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre / Online
Andrew Steele discusses the research into how ageing is not inevitable. ]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:58:30 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-the-science-of-getting-old
Friday 18 March - For Your Inspiration: powering our sustainable future https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/family-for-your-inspiration-powering-our-sustain Royal Institition 6.00pm to 9.00pm
The Theatre
Explore the world of battery technology and the future of energy, with this hands-on event for young people]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 12:05:31 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/family-for-your-inspiration-powering-our-sustain
Tuesday 22 March - Solar System science from the James Webb Space Telescope https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-the-james-webb-space-telescope Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Online
Join NASA scientist Naomi Rowe-Gurney as she explores what the Webb telescope is and the big science questions is could answer. ]]>
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:33:55 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-the-james-webb-space-telescope
Wednesday 23 March - Emotional: the new thinking around feelings https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-emotional-the-new-thinking-around-feelings Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Online
Join Leonard Mlodinow as he explores how emotions are the essential component behind the hundreds of decisions we make daily. ]]>
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:34:32 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-emotional-the-new-thinking-around-feelings
Wednesday 30 March - What's the future of feeling? https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-whats-the-future-of-feeling Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Theatre only
Through storytelling with science communication, discover how love and desire could be transformed by artificial intelligence and robotics.]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:57:48 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/public-whats-the-future-of-feeling
Thursday 31 March - Dr Karl’s surfing safari through science https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/family-dr-karls-surfing-safari-through-science Royal Institition 7.30pm to 8.45pm
Online
Join the fantastic Dr Karl for a whistle stop tour through all corners of the world of science]]>
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:49:32 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2022/march/family-dr-karls-surfing-safari-through-science