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Predators and people: A deadly balance

  • Thursday 2nd February, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

The predators that can hunt, kill and eat us occupy a unique place in the human psyche. Whether it's lions in Africa, tigers in India or sharks in the world's oceans, we are fascinated by, and often t...

Unlocking the mysteries of the heart

  • Monday 13th February, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Your heart is a miracle in motion, a marvel of construction unsurpassed by any human-made creation. Despite decades of effort in labs all over the world, we have not yet been able to replicate the hea...

The Turing Lectures: How to speak whale

  • Tuesday 14th February, 2023 – 2pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

In the first Turing Lecture for families, wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill reveals how a close encounter with a humpback whale inspired him to find out whether we could ever talk to these ocean giants. ...

Family Fun Day: Imaginative inventions

  • Saturday 18th February, 2023 – 11am
  • The Royal Institution, London

From the ancient Greeks to the modern day, inventions have shaped the way society has grown and the world has progressed, with many of these important developments invented right here at the Ri. Get h...

Science week 2023

  • Sunday 5th March, 2023
  • Anywhere

During Science Week 2023, we would like each class in our primary school to have a visit from a science ambassador, where the children can hear an inspirational talk or take part in a workshop linked ...

I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here! March 2023

  • Monday 6th March, 2023 – 12am
  • Anywhere

This March, including British Science Week, students connect with a diverse range of scientists from different specialisms and backgrounds. Students can: - Read profiles of scientists working in ...

Super Spuds Drop-in Community Event

  • Sunday 12th March, 2023 – 10am
  • Newtyle legion hall, Newtyle

Fun and informative drop-in event for all ages. Learn:- The challenges of growing potatoes. Which bugs and beasties attack our spuds? Searching for hidden super powers in nature and generating bet...

Science week - STEM workshops

  • Monday 13th March, 2023
  • Tupton Hall School, Chesterfield

STEM talks, STEM careers presentations, STEM demonstrations/ activities for secondary school pupils ages 11-13. The purpose of the event is to promote the value and impact of Science in a real-world ...

Blackpool Primary School Careers Fair

  • Friday 17th March, 2023 – 12:30pm
  • Layton Primary School, Blackpool

We would like volunteers to discuss their career journeys with children from Key Stage 2 during British Science Week. We want the children to believe that they are capable of achieving a career in sci...

For Your Inspiration: Inside DNA

  • Friday 17th March, 2023 – 6pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Genetics, and an understanding of DNA, is vital for scientists to understand how life on earth functions, how organisms grow and how they evolve and change. Join us for our next For Your Inspiration e...

Wasps vs snakes vs rats

  • Saturday 18th March, 2023 – 6pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Our televisions are filled with programmes exploring the lives of animals, but these often focus on fluffy, ‘cute’ animals like pandas, meercats and otters. But what about the rest of the animal kingd...

Fartology (matinee show)

  • Friday 14th April, 2023 – 2pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...biology and physics behind our farts. Complex biochemistry is transformed into an hilarious adventure using massive bottoms, vortex cannons, vast whoopee cushions, explosions and the world’s loudest f...

Fartology (evening show)

  • Friday 14th April, 2023 – 6pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...biology and physics behind our farts. Complex biochemistry is transformed into an hilarious adventure using massive bottoms, vortex cannons, vast whoopee cushions, explosions and the world’s loudest f...

The science of menopause and its impact

  • Tuesday 18th April, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

The menopause is rarely spoken about, yet it affects half the world’s population. It can have a huge impact on daily life, affecting both the body and the mind. Join menopause expert, author, and docu...

Metabolites: The key to treating Alzheimer’s?

  • Monday 24th April, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Metabolites are small molecules that grow within cells in single and multicellular organisms, influencing protein structure to maintain life. They are sensitive to shifts in the whole organism, and en...

The Royal Parks Outdoor Learning Sessions

  • Hyde Park, London

Connect with nature and learn about the park environment, wildlife and heritage with interactive experiences online and hands-on practical activities in Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James’s Park ...