Hollywood Undead will tour the UK early next year. The American rap rock band, who are set to release their new album, 'V', on October 27, will call in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Norwich and London between January 24 and 30. Tickets go on sale at 10am on August 18, here: http://tidd.ly/d6369332Find out more »
For centuries we’ve been using chemicals to improve health, but taking pills seems so 20th century. Join five scientists on the cutting-edge of pharmaceutical research and hear about the latest in gene therapy, cancer treatment and more. Get a sneak peek at the drugs of the future. Discounted tickets are available to Members of the Ri. Find out more about how to join our community. The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will…Find out more »
Nightshift Promotions presents... Dr Living Dead (Official) plus support Price: £11.50 adv. Doors: 6pm - 10pm ...................................................... About: Starting out in ’07 DR. LIVING DEAD! turned into skull-mask and bandana wearing thrash monsters over the course of two demos - “Thrash After Death” (2007), “Thrashing The Law” (2008) – and the much-lauded albums “Dr. Living Dead!” (2011) and “Radioactive Intervention” (2012). The latter even scored album of the month in Germany’s Metal Hammer and though thrash is a genre crowded…Find out more »
The body's ability to fight disease and heal itself is one of the great mysteries and marvels of nature. Leading immunologist Daniel Davis will describe the scientific quest to understand how it works – and how it is affected by stress, sleep, age and our state of mind – and explains how this knowledge is now unlocking a revolutionary new approach to medicine and well-being. Discounted tickets are available to Members of the Ri. Find out more about how to…Find out more »
Palaeontologist and fossil detective Dean Lomax takes us on a journey back to the amazing British finds that sparked the original dinomania in the 1800s. From the 'invention' of dinosaurs to the great granddad of T. rex, he reveals British dinosaur and ichthyosaur discoveries, including recent identifications of new species and some incredibly rare finds. This event is particularly suitable for ages 7+ Discounted tickets are available to Members of the Ri. Find out more about how to join our…Find out more »
Literary historian Gregory Tate asks why a surprising number of scientists write poetry. Offering a rare chance to see manuscripts from the Royal Institution’s archives, Tate’s talk will explore the poetry of two nineteenth-century scientists who worked at the Royal Institution: the pioneering chemist Humphry Davy, and the Victorian physicist and science communicator John Tyndall. The archives reveal that, as they made their discoveries in the Royal Institution’s laboratory and lectured in its theatre, Davy and Tyndall also devoted much…Find out more »
For something that is so good for us, swearing gets a bad name. The close connection between bad language our emotions reveals fascinating truths about how our brains and societies work. Artificial Intelligence researcher and science writer, Emma Byrne, will explore the latest in the neuroscience, psychology, and origins of swearing. Discounted tickets are available to Members of the Ri. Find out more about how to join our community. The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start…Find out more »
Consciousness might not be a black and white issue. Join neuroscientist Adrian Owen to find out about a pioneering new technique that allows doctors to communicate with people thought to be lost in persistent vegetative states. Presented in association with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Discounted tickets are available to Members of the Ri. Find out more about how to join our community. The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will be…Find out more »
Dive in this Valentine’s Day with an evening exploration into the science, culture and history of the gynaecological anatomy. Join Florence Schechter, the founder of the Vagina Museum, and an expert panel as they finally give some love to what has often been ignored by academia: the vagina. Florence Schechter is a science communicator and founder of the world's first Vagina Museum. Gabby Edlin is the founder of Bloody Good Period, which aims to create a sustainable flow (pun intended)…Find out more »
Get hands-on with the 2017 CHRISTMAS LECTURES at this season's Family Fun Day. Drop in for an action-packed day of talks, demonstrations and experiments that explore the intriguing world of communication. Family Fun Day activities are suitable for 6-12 year olds though older and younger siblings also very welcome. All under 18-year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Entrance for Ri Young Members and under 3s is free. By booking to attend events at the Royal Institution, you confirm…Find out more »
A new field of collective intelligence has emerged in the last few years, prompted by a wave of digital technologies that make it possible for organisations and societies to think at large scale. Gathering insights from diverse fields, including philosophy, computer science, and biology, Geoff Mulgan will reveal how collective intelligence can guide corporations, governments, universities, and societies to make the most of human brains and digital technologies. Discounted tickets are available to Members of the Ri. Find out more…Find out more »
Last September, the NASA/ESA Cassini-Huygens spacecraft mission ended its 20 years in space by burning up in Saturn’s atmosphere (on purpose). Hear from Michele Dougherty, one of the mission's lead scientists, as she describes some surprising discoveries made during the orbital tour at Saturn, including water vapor plumes at the small moon Enceladus and implications this has for potential habitability. By booking to attend events at the Royal Institution, you confirm that you have read and agree to the Ri's…Find out more »
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