RI EventsFri, 22 Jan 2021 13:32:42 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:32:42 +0000 Our building is currently closed to the public but we have lots of online events for you to enjoy from everywhere in the world. "https://www.rigb.org/ Tuesday 26 January - How far can we push the human body? https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/january/public-how-far-can-we-push-the-human-body Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join Rohin Francis as he discusses where we are now with medical science, what might come next and the blurred boundary between life and death.]]>
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 13:05:32 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/january/public-how-far-can-we-push-the-human-body
Thursday 28 January - The hidden spring: a journey to the source of consciousness https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/january/public-the-hidden-spring Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join Mark Solms as he discusses his new theory of consciousness that returns emotions to the centre of mental life.]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:22:43 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/january/public-the-hidden-spring
Tuesday 02 February - The value of the human in the age of automation https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-the-value-of-the-human-in-the-age-of-aut Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Anders Sandberg looks at the role of humans in an automated world, as part of the Polymath Festival]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:16:26 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-the-value-of-the-human-in-the-age-of-aut
Thursday 04 February - Psycho-Logical: Why Mental Health Goes Wrong - and How to Make Sense of It https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-psycho-logical Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Dean Burnett takes an in-depth and interesting look at the science which explains how and why mental health goes awry.]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:23:06 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-psycho-logical
Thursday 11 February - Blood, powder, and residue: how crime labs translate evidence into proof https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-blood-powder-and-residue Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

In this talk, Beth Bechky discusses the people behind the detailed analysis of, and long journey that forensic evidence can take.]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:30:36 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-blood-powder-and-residue
Tuesday 16 February - Viruses, pandemics, and immunity https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-viruses-pandemics-and-immunity Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join immunology experts Arup K. Chakraborty and Andrey S. Shaw as they explore how viruses emerge to cause pandemics and what we can do about it]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:23:49 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-viruses-pandemics-and-immunity
Thursday 18 February - Once upon a time I lived on Mars https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-once-upon-a-time-i-live-on-mars Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Kate Greene discusses living in isolation for four months as part of NASA’s first HI-SEAS simulated Mars mission in Hawaii.]]>
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:57:51 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/february/public-once-upon-a-time-i-live-on-mars