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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.

06 June—20 June

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06.06.2019

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Friday 07 June

Romanticism at the Royal Institution

A half-day symposium in association with the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar and the Fordham Romanticism Group, New York

When:

2.00pm to 8.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Saturday 08 June

The kitchen science cookbook

Michelle Dickinson takes us on action-packed kitchen adventure with catapults, explosions, eruptions and more

When:

2.00pm to 3.15pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 7+

Monday 10 June

Miraculous microorganisms: the future of food, fuel and pharmaceuticals

Join us as Biochemical Engineer Michael Sulu explores the use of miraculous microorganisms in the past, present and future.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Patrons, Talks

Fiction Lab - June 2019

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.

When:

7.00pm start, Sunley Room

Type:

Talks

Thursday 13 June

How will batteries change our world?

Found out everything you ever wanted to know about portable power in this event supported by the Faraday Institution.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Friday 14 June

Universilly Challenged

Join science troubadour Jonny Berliner and Ugly Animal wrangler Simon Watt to get quizzical.

When:

Start time 7.00pm, The Cafe

Type:

Talks

Monday 17 June

Stories from science in the background: Science Shambles live

Join the team from popular podcast Science Shambles for a live recording.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Conversation room

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 19 June

The science of cheese

Join Bronwen and Francis Percival as they explore the science of cheese.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Conversation room

Type:

Talks