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Particle physics made easy: from past successes to remaining challenges

  • Monday 26th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

What are the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and its huge detectors used for and how do they work? How do we know t…

Interpreting the Ryedale Hoard

  • Tuesday 27th September, 2022 – 2:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

In May 2020, two metal detectorists made an amazing discovery in a field near Ampleforth, North Yorkshire. Four sp…

The Turing Lectures: A future with autonomous vehicles

  • Tuesday 27th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Driverless cars have been a topic of debate for many years now, and up until recently, seemed like a vision from t…

The End of Planetary Atmospheres

  • Wednesday 28th September, 2022 – 6pm
  • David Game College, London

Planet Venus is a hellish place and seemingly hostile to life, although recent measurements claimed the detection …

On the origin of time

  • Wednesday 28th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join Thomas Hertog in exploring how he and Stephen Hawking published this final theory together, proposing their r…

Be Curious LATES: Fabric Futures

  • Wednesday 28th September, 2022 – 8pm
  • Online event

How green could your next t-shirt be? From field to fabric: cotton goes through a complex production process an…

Bypassing Banks Using Tech

  • Monday 3rd October, 2022 – 6pm
  • David Game College, London

Financial intermediaries, like banks, mutual funds and brokers, who connect investors to firms (who need finance),…

Are we too reliant on Medical Imaging?

  • Tuesday 4th October, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College, London

Imaging is used every day in medical healthcare, and the likelihood is that if you go to hospital that you will re…

What is the next global threat?

  • Tuesday 4th October, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Now we are learning to live with COVID-19, it is time to look to the future. What will be the next big threat? …

The Microbial Basis of Life

  • Wednesday 5th October, 2022 – 6pm
  • David Game College, London

Single-celled microbes underpin all life on Earth, and even complex organisms like humans retain a surprising amou…

Tuberculosis: A Cultural History

  • Thursday 6th October, 2022 – 6pm
  • Gresham College, London

Tuberculosis (and especially drug resistant strains) is a major global health problem, with over nine million peop…

The biggest ideas in the Universe

  • Thursday 6th October, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Discover the ideas that revolutionised our view of nature and helped us gain a deeper insight into the workings of…

The Huxleys: Revolutionising science, nature and culture

  • Monday 10th October, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

In the 19th and 20th centuries, the Huxley family profoundly reshaped how humans think about themselves and their …

Discover Lectures - Live! Ada Lovelace Day

  • Tuesday 11th October, 2022 – 11am
  • University of Huddersfield Queensgate Campus, Huddersfield

*Watch live online, steaming from The University of Huddersfield* 'The Power of Abstraction - Using Mathematics…

The Maths of Coins and Currencies

  • Tuesday 11th October, 2022 – 1pm
  • David Game College, London

People have used money – and made counterfeits - for thousands of years. Archimedes came up with a clever way of f…

York 100 Years Ago (based on the Hanstock Photographic Collection

  • Tuesday 11th October, 2022 – 2:30pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

The York Architectural & York Archaeological Society is fortunate to be the custodian of a number of historic phot…

Why Net Zero?

  • Tuesday 11th October, 2022 – 6pm
  • David Game College, London

What will it take to stop global warming and how long have we got? These are huge questions for humanity, natur…

Searching for new physics with low-energy techniques

  • Wednesday 12th October, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join Danielle Speller as she discusses exciting experiments at the intersection of nuclear, particle, and astrophy…

Ideas About Proof in Mathematics

  • Wednesday 19th October, 2022 – 4pm
  • Barnard's Inn Hall, London

Joint lectures with the British Society for the History of Mathematics. This event will focus upon mathematical p…

Decoding the Northern Lights

  • Thursday 20th October, 2022 – 7pm
  • Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, York

99% of the visible universe is made up of plasma, the fourth state of matter, generated when gases are energised.…

Should We Permit Voluntary Assisted Dying?

  • Monday 24th October, 2022 – 1pm
  • Barnard's Inn Hall, London

The English courts have wrestled with challenges to the restrictions on euthanasia and assisted suicide for years,…

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