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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.

08 March—22 March

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08.03.2019

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Friday 08 March

Mendel Medal Lecture: Argentina, BRCA and chimpanzees

Join us at the Genetics Society's Mendel Lecture to hear about the life and work of Mary-Claire King.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Monday 11 March

U3A at the Ri: Plastic, astrophysics and risk

U3A members and other members of the public join us at the Ri for an afternoon of talks on subjects ranging from ocean plastic to the risks of everyday life

When:

1.45pm to 4.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Fiction Lab - March 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

Tuesday 12 March

The battery – inside out

What is a battery? How were they invented? 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 15 March

Achievement unlocked

Join us as we explore the diverse world of gaming. Games consoles and drinks available.

When:

6.00pm to 9.30pm, First floor

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people, Talks

Tuesday 19 March

The Human Martian

Join us as we explore humanity's first attempt to establish a permanent settlement on Mars. Experts from the worlds of exploration, science and law will guide us through how humans will live in a new era in which space exploration is no longer about the journey. From Space Medicine to Space Law, how will this new society function?

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Theatre

Type:

Patrons, Talks

Wednesday 20 March

Animal CSI: Predator

Dive into the world of veterinary pathology with a live-streamed dissection from the Royal Veterinary College's laboratory.

When:

6:00pm to 9.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks