RI EventsSun, 20 Oct 2019 20:06:16 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:06:16 +0100 The Royal Institution is the home of science in the heart of London, with a packed programme of accessible science for adults, children, families and schools.
Through talks in our world famous theatre, leading scientists and cultural commentators explore the latest amazing science and the way in which it shapes our lives.
"https://www.rigb.org/ Monday 21 October - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Cosmetic chemistry (age 7–9) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-age-7-9 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop, for 7–9 year-olds, students will be introduced to pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state.]]>
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:56:48 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-age-7-9
Monday 21 October - An introduction to quantum theory (short course) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-an-introduction-to-quantum-theory-2019 Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm weekly

Dr James Millen returns to present a six part introduction to the world of quantum theory]]>
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:21:24 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-an-introduction-to-quantum-theory-2019
Tuesday 22 October - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Cosmetic chemistry (age 10–12) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-age-1012 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will be introduced to pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state.]]>
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 15:54:27 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-cosmetic-chemistry-age-1012
Tuesday 22 October - Nanotechnology: The high-tech revolution https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-nanotechnology-the-high-tech-revolution Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join Dave H A Blank as he explores the small but powerful world of nanotechnology.]]>
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:28:08 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-nanotechnology-the-high-tech-revolution
Wednesday 23 October - LYSC Holiday Workshops: A question of taste (age 16–18) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-a-question-of-taste-age-16-18 Royal Institition 10.00am to 4.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 16–18 year-olds, students will extract and test their own DNA to learn about the evolution of taste.]]>
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:49:20 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-a-question-of-taste-age-16-18
Wednesday 23 October - The Future of Health: What is health? https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-the-future-of-health-what-is-health Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Find out how scientists measure 'good health' and what healthcare might look like in the future in the first event in our new series]]>
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:21:48 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-the-future-of-health-what-is-health
Friday 25 October - What is life? (Discourse) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-what-is-life-discourse Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse will be the speaker for this year's October Discourse.]]>
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:48:57 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-what-is-life-discourse
Saturday 26 October - Family Fun Day: Chaos, contagions and cures for catastrophe https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-family-fun-day-chaos-contagions-and-cur Royal Institition Arrive any time between 11.00am and 4.00pm

Join us at the end of the world for this season's Family Fun Day!]]>
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:35:24 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-family-fun-day-chaos-contagions-and-cur
Tuesday 29 October - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (age 7–9) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-age-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.]]>
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:48:34 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-age-7-9
Tuesday 29 October - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (age 10–12) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-age-1012 Royal Institition 2.00pm to 4.00pm
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, 01 Oct 2019 16:46:36 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-extract-your-own-dna-age-1012
Tuesday 29 October - Einstein on the run https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-einstein-on-the-run Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Andrew Robinson tells the story of Albert Einstein in rural England.]]>
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:48:30 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-einstein-on-the-run
Wednesday 30 October - LYSC Holiday Workshops: Forensics (age 13–15) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-forensics-age-13-15 Royal Institition 11.00am to 3.00pm
L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre
In this workshop for 13-15 year-olds, students experience hands-on the science of a forensic lab.]]>
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 15:54:06 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/lysc-hw-forensics-age-13-15
Wednesday 30 October - Pushing the boundaries of human movement https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-pushing-the-boundaries-of-human-movement Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Eline van der Kruk will explore the world of Biomechanics in this year's Karl Luyben Lecture outside of Delft. ]]>
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 11:40:19 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/october/public-pushing-the-boundaries-of-human-movement
Friday 01 November - Is obesity a choice? https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-is-obesity-a-choice Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Giles Yeo is this year’s Genetics Society JBS Haldane Lecturer.]]>
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:10:43 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-is-obesity-a-choice
Saturday 02 November - Andrew Szydlo's metal mayhem https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-andrew-szydlos-metal-mayhem Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.30pm
The Theatre
Andrew Szydlo explores the chemistry of metals in the demo filled spectacular!]]>
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:06:52 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-andrew-szydlos-metal-mayhem
Monday 11 November - Fiction Lab - November 2019 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-fiction-lab-november Royal Institition 7.00pm start
Atrium Cafe
Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:51:12 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-fiction-lab-november
Friday 15 November - For Your Inspiration: the elements of success https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-for-your-inspiration-the-elements-of-succ Royal Institition 6.00pm to 9.00pm
The Theatre
Explore the world of chemistry with this hands-on event for teenagers]]>
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:48:51 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-for-your-inspiration-the-elements-of-succ
Saturday 16 November - Quantum in the City: the shape of things to come https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-quantum-in-the-city Royal Institition 1.30pm to 5.30pm
The Theatre
Explore a panel discussion and exhibition held in partnership with stakeholders of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.]]>
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:08:24 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-quantum-in-the-city
Sunday 17 November - Family Masterclass: It's all in your head AM (age 7–12) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-a Royal Institition 10.30am to 12.30pm

Explore the science of psychology in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.]]>
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:48:58 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-a
Sunday 17 November - Family Masterclass: It's all in your head PM (age 7–12) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-p Royal Institition 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Explore the science of psychology in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.]]>
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:47:26 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-masterclass-its-all-in-your-head-7-12-p
Wednesday 20 November - Saving precious elements https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-saving-precious-elements Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join the Royal Society of Chemistry here at the Ri to celebrate Chemistry Week 2019]]>
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:01:58 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-saving-precious-elements
Friday 22 November - The contact paradox https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-the-contact-paradox Royal Institition 6.30pm to 8.00pm
The Theatre
Keith Cooper explores how far SETI has come since its modest beginnings, where it's going and the assumptions that we make in our search for extraterrestrial life.]]>
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:10:49 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-the-contact-paradox
Sunday 24 November - That's non-sense! https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-thats-non-sense Royal Institition 2.00pm to 3.15pm
The Theatre
Explore the weird and wonderful world of your senses.]]>
Tue, 24 Sep 2019 11:22:51 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/family-thats-non-sense
Thursday 28 November - Have the Boomers pinched their children’s futures? (Discourse) https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-our-childrens-futures-discourse Royal Institition 7.20pm to 8.45pm
The Theatre
Lord David Willetts will explore his book 'The Pinch' in the November Discourse.]]>
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:24:20 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/november/public-our-childrens-futures-discourse
Monday 02 December - Unspoilt World? Arctic geopolitics and modern exploration https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/december/public-unspoilt-world Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm
The Theatre
Join us for a panel discussion with arctic researchers, ecologists and explorers as they debate current research and commercial exploration of the arctic region.]]>
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 11:49:23 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/december/public-unspoilt-world
Thursday 19 December - Dr Karl's Christmas Crackers https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/december/family-dr-karls-christmas-crackerscopy Royal Institition 6.00pm to 7.30pm
The Theatre
Join Dr Karl for a festive frolic through the science of christmas]]>
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 11:48:52 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/december/family-dr-karls-christmas-crackerscopy
Friday 20 December - The WiFi Wars Royal Institution Christmas Bash 2019 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas Royal Institition 7.00pm to 9.00pm
The Theatre
Steve McNeil and Rob Sedgebeer from WiFi Wars return for a very special festive spectacular.]]>
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:17:56 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2019/december/public-the-wifi-wars-royal-institution-christmas