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Engineering approaches in biomedicine

  • Monday 8th August, 2022 – 11:30am
  • Anywhere

Discover emerging applications of nanotechnology in healthcare for Parkinson's, stroke management and cataracts. …

Zero to birth: How the human brain is built

  • Monday 8th August, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join neurobiologist William Harris as he explores how the brain is built, from the moment of an egg’s fertilizatio…

Our body is a planet

  • Tuesday 9th August, 2022 – 1pm
  • Anywhere

Delve into fungi's wild and wonderful world and discover how these organisms interact with our bodies. The shor…

How to design, build and fly a micro-satellite

  • Wednesday 10th August, 2022 – 11am
  • Anywhere

How is a satellite designed and built? This event combines short talks and live laboratory tours of the Mercury mi…

The horrible science show

  • Friday 12th August, 2022 – 6pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

This is science with all the squishy bits left in. As author of the world famous 'Horrible Science' books, Nick Ar…

The information machine in your pocket

  • Friday 12th August, 2022 – 6:30pm
  • The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Most of us have instant access to news, maps, music and more. But where did all this technology come from? Join us…

Trailblazing tales of women astronomers

  • Tuesday 16th August, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Before 1900, a woman who wanted to study the stars had to have a father, brother, or husband to do so. Now, after …

Existential physics: Answering life’s biggest questions

  • Friday 19th August, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Do we have free will? Is the universe compatible with God? Do we live in a computer simulation? Does the universe …

How rewilding transforms the world

  • Tuesday 23rd August, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Rewilding is a radical new approach to wildlife conservation, seeking to restore entire ecosystems. Join wildli…

An introduction to plasma physics

  • Thursday 25th August, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Plasma is one of the four fundamental states of matter, and the most abundant form of ordinary matter in the unive…

Explosive food

  • Friday 26th August, 2022 – 6pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

See food in a whole new light. Find out about the incredible amount of energy contained in the food you eat, in th…

I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here! - Plastic Zone

  • Friday 26th August, 2022
  • Anywhere

In October 2022, bring science to life in live Chats with scientists working with plastics through I'm a Scientist…

Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science

  • Tuesday 30th August, 2022 – 11am
  • Anywhere

Are you interested in forensic science? Join us for the 6th Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science Annua…

Superspy science: The world of James Bond

  • Thursday 1st September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Science and technology have always been central to the plots that make up the exciting world of James Bond, from t…

Wifi wars Debug XIV

  • Friday 2nd September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Future-tech video gaming comedy show WiFi Wars returns to the Ri for another fun development night where they test…

What is dark matter?

  • Tuesday 6th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

What exactly is dark matter? We can’t see it, but we can observe its ghostly gravitational effects on the behaviou…

The science of middle earth

  • Thursday 8th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

This great writer, creator of worlds and unforgettable character, and inventor of language was also a scientific a…

Everything you know about minibeasts is wrong!

  • Saturday 10th September, 2022 – 2pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Did you know that the fact that all bees die when they sting you is wrong? Or the fact that centipedes have 100 le…

The art and science of cloudspotting

  • Tuesday 13th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join Gavin Pretor-Pinney, as he demonstrates how to recognise many of the varied and beautiful cloud formations. …

How and why the icy moons of Jupiter became a goal for space exploration

  • Thursday 15th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

In 2024 the European Space Agency will launch a mission 'JUICE' to explore the icy moons of Jupiter. What does it …

I'm in Space - Space Zone

  • Monday 19th September, 2022
  • Online

This autumn, bring space to the classroom with I’m in Space, Get me out of here! Help your students gain a deep…

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