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Medical Cannabis

  • Monday 21st January, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Medical cannabis was not far from the headlines in 2018, with a number of high-profile cases challenging current...

Café Science Dundee: Health Promotion: The Road to Rehabilitation

  • Monday 21st January, 2019 – 7pm
  • Avery & Co, Dundee

How many fruit and veg should you eat every day? The “have you had your five-a-day?” campaign is an example of s...

Our universe and how it works

  • Wednesday 23rd January, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Most of us have heard of black holes and supernovas, galaxies and the Big Bang. But few of us understand more th...

Making a material difference to green energy - batteries included

  • Friday 25th January, 2019 – 7:15pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

The supply of clean sustainable energy is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Better batteries for elect...

Science of the Time Lords

  • Saturday 26th January, 2019 – 10am
  • National Space Centre, Leicester

Time to discover the science behind one of the world’s most popular TV franchises, if you can come out from behi...

How the Earth drives our evolution

  • Wednesday 30th January, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

The fabric and activity of our planet have governed our evolution and continue to shape our lives today; from pl...

What is life?

  • Tuesday 5th February, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Darwin’s account of the origin of living things makes no attempt to answer the deepest question, what is life? W...

STEM Lecture - Junk DNA: what is it and why it could help us to find new therapies...

  • Wednesday 6th February, 2019 – 3:15pm
  • Denbigh School, Shenley Church End

Did you know that the vast majority of our genome does not encode proteins? For several decades, this “non-codin...

Future Debates: Would you share your DNA?

  • Wednesday 6th February, 2019 – 6:30pm
  • Wellcome Collection, London

Organised by the British Science Association and supported by Genomics England, this is our flagship Future Deba...

Cafe Scientifique: Rosalind Franklin - DNA and beyond

  • Wednesday 6th February, 2019 – 7:30pm
  • Smokin' Billys, Reading

A great experimental scientist, Franklin worked on a number of diverse scientific problems, most famously DNA, b...

Film Club – Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure 30th Anniversary Screening

  • Friday 8th February, 2019 – 6:30pm
  • National Space Centre, Leicester

Sit back in the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium as high school no-hopers, Bill and Ted, leap in and out of history...

Rising sea level: The crisis on our doorstep

  • Monday 11th February, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Rising sea level will permanently alter coastlines and thus is perhaps the most profound long-term aspect of cli...

Why space itself is quantum in nature

  • Tuesday 12th February, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Quantum gravity is the holy grail for modern theoretical physicists – a single structure bringing together the t...

What is love?

  • Thursday 14th February, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Ah, Valentine's day. Is there any point to it? Is romance really dead? Are sexual companion robots the future of...

Cosmic Valentine 2019

  • Thursday 14th February, 2019 – 7pm
  • National Space Centre, Leicester

The ultimate romantic experience beneath the stars Join us for an unforgettable night, with cocktails, fine d...

Colliding worlds: particle physics to the rescue

  • Friday 15th February, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join Suzie Sheehy to explore the exciting, atom smashing world of particle accelerators. With live demonstration...

Destination Space

  • Saturday 16th February, 2019 – 10am
  • National Space Centre, Leicester

Discover the mysteries of the Universe Take part in Destination Space and discover the latest in space expl...

101 Theories of Dinosaur Extinction

  • Thursday 21st February, 2019 – 8:15pm
  • The Crypt Room, St John's Church, Hampstead

A talk by Mike Howgate of the Amateur Geological Society

Identity, anatomy and the forensic conundrum (Discourse)

  • Friday 22nd February, 2019 – 7:15pm
  • The Royal Instituion, London

At the core of ‘self’ is the unshakeable certainty of identity. Yet, when challenged, it can prove to be a fragi...

Family Fun Day: Who am I?

  • Saturday 23rd February, 2019 – 11am
  • The Royal Institution, London

Get hands-on with the 2018 CHRISTMAS LECTURES at this season’s Family Fun Day. Drop in for an action-packed day ...

Future Money: The problem with cryptocurrencies

  • Tuesday 26th February, 2019 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

In 2010, software developer Laszlo Hanyecz swapped 10,000 Bitcoins for two pizzas, and the first documented purc...

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