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Sickle Cell Disease: A Cultural History

  • Thursday 1st June, 2023 – 6pm
  • Gresham College, London

Sickle Cell Disease can only be understood in the context of racial politics. Predominantly seen in populations of African heritage, the diagnosis and treatment of this disease from the 1920s onwards ...

Blue machine: Uncovering the ocean's power

  • Thursday 1st June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join renowned physicist and 2020 Ri Christmas Lecturer Helen Czerski, as she dives deep into the depths of the Earth's oceans and illuminates the engine that powers them all - the energy from sunlight...

The hidden history of measurement

  • Friday 2nd June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Measurement is a discipline we use everyday, from a pencil and ruler to kitchen scales. But it is also entwined with some of humanity's greatest achievements, starting with the ancient Egyptians and B...

The Risks of Technology in Business

  • Monday 5th June, 2023 – 6pm
  • Gresham College, London

There are risks associated with the crypto world, including custodial risk and economic exploits. There are also regulatory risks with competition from central banks issuing their own digital currenci...

Alan Turing: Pioneer of Mathematical Biology

  • Tuesday 6th June, 2023 – 1pm
  • David Game College

Alan Turing is well-known for his work on the Enigma code in World War II, and his theoretical work underpinning computer science. But he is less well-known for his pioneering work on one of the great...

Exoplanets and the future of humanity

  • Friday 9th June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Take a fascinating journey to the world beyond our solar system with the expert guidance of renowned astronomer, Chris Impey. Explore the exciting and rapidly evolving field of exoplanet research and ...

The wonders of the human body

  • Saturday 10th June, 2023 – 2pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join Dr Jo for a fun and informative, interactive show as we journey around the human body, discovering wonders along the way. Explore some oddities relating to our vision and hearing, glimpse how our...

She's in CTRL: How women can take back tech (Theatre and online)

  • Monday 12th June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

In the UK, women comprise only a quarter of the STEM workforce, leaving a small group of prominent men to make critical decisions. But why does this matter, and what can we do about it? Join Anne-Mar...

Connecting the Dots: Milestones in Graph Theory

  • Tuesday 13th June, 2023 – 6pm
  • Gresham College, London

Graph theory is the study of connections, as may be seen in the London Underground map with stations linked by rails, or a transportation network with cities linked by roads. Dating back to the 18th c...

The future of geography

  • Tuesday 13th June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

The race for dominance in space is shaping the future of humanity. From the discovery of space metals worth more than most countries' GDP, to the possibility of humans on Mars within the next decade. ...

University of Dundee Three Minute Thesis 2023 Final

  • Wednesday 14th June, 2023 – 1pm
  • Dalhousie Building, Lecture Theatre 3, Dundee

Come learn about some of the fascinating ongoing research taking place at the University of Dundee at this special event packed with short, snappy and inspirational presentations. Developed by The ...

Sir Christopher Wren: Architect & Courtier

  • Wednesday 14th June, 2023 – 6pm
  • David Game College, London

Sir Christopher Wren’s success was underpinned by his consummate skill as a courtier, retaining the confidence of four monarchs through social and economic disasters and political revolution. Wren's l...

The Use of Embyronic Stem Cells in Clinical Treatments

  • Monday 19th June, 2023 – 6:45pm
  • The Albert Club, Manchester

Sue Kimber is Professor of Stem & Developmental Biology, Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine at the University of Manchester. Her research focusses on how the human embryo devel...

Navigating the world with maths

  • Tuesday 20th June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Mathematical models have shaped our world and continue to be at the centre of everything we do. They became headline news as we tackled the Covid-19 pandemic, and are helping us to regulate an increas...

Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science Annual Lecture 2023

  • Wednesday 21st June, 2023 – 6pm
  • Dalhousie Building, Lecture Theatre 3, Dundee

Join us this year for our 7th Annual Lecture on the topic of Communicating Statistical Evidence in Court and in Public Inquiries. At this in-person and virtual lecture, we are joined by Professor S...

Sentience: The mystery of consciousness

  • Wednesday 21st June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Join renowned psychologist and philosopher Nicholas Humphrey as he represents his theory of 'phenomenal consciousness', in full for the first time. Weaving together cutting-edge science and personal b...

The secret superpowers of the seabed

  • Friday 23rd June, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Offshore wind turbines provide us with clean electricity, powering our homes, vehicles and lifestyles. They can help to decarbonise our society and economy to slow climate change. But how do we design...

Discourse: Charting the evolution of the Universe

  • Thursday 29th June, 2023 – 7:15pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Unravelling the mysteries and origins of the Universe remains one of the biggest questions in physics. Drawing upon decades of research and observation, the scientific consensus based on current evide...

Scientific applications of virtual reality

  • Monday 3rd July, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Virtual and augmented reality can immerse you in a world that feels unique to you. It's not just to make the gaming industry more exciting, it has the potential to positively impact our wellbeing. Joi...

How to expect the unexpected

  • Thursday 6th July, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Ever since the dawn of human civilisation, we have been trying to make predictions about what the future holds. We do this on a personal level, as well as a much large scale, often for the good of our...

An introduction to cosmic inflation

  • Thursday 13th July, 2023 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

For years, there has been a broad consensus in the cosmology community that the 'hot big bang' was the central point in the history of the Universe. But the question remains, what came before the big ...

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