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Our blog brings you voices across the organisation to reveal a new side to the Ri - from hidden gems in the archive to the latest schools event.

Why science? Why mathematics?

Posted by
Masterclass participant Coral
Date posted
11.02.2016

Cheney school student Coral fills us in on how she's been inspiring other young people to get involved in STEM enrichment since taking part in Mathematics Masterclasses.

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Highlights of 2015

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
19.01.2016
Kevin Fong presenting the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

Our Professor of Science, Culture and Society Gail Cardew fills us in on her personal highlights of last year.

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The best science videos of 2015

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
24.12.2015

The Ri Channel team pick their favourite science videos from the last year.

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Interview with a space engineer

Posted by
Rachel Dorris Vicki Lonnon
Date posted
27.11.2015

Space engineer Vicki Lonnon talks to Rachel Dorris about her experiences working on the LISA Pathfinder (LPF) satellite.

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Is science a land of equal opportunities?

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
24.11.2015

Professor Gail Cardew reflects on the discussions from the fourth Ri unconference for young people.

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Two years in Africa

Posted by
Dr Andrew Beale
Date posted
11.11.2015

Two years on from his time as CHRISTMAS LECTURES assistant, Dr Andrew Beale talks about his time working for TReND in Mozambique.

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Science lives here

Posted by
Gail Cardew Peter Knight
Date posted
07.10.2015

Professor Gail Cardew and Professor Sir Peter Knight set out their asks for the spending review.

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Reflections on a farm gate

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
18.09.2015
Gate model

Laurence Scales on the subtle intrigue, hidden beauty, and baffling complexity of a model of a farm gate: a personal favourite from the Ri collections.

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Animating 'The risks of the everyday'

Posted by
Andrew Khosravani
Date posted
11.09.2015
Jungle illustration

Animator-in-residence, Andrew Khosravani, talks about how he went about making his first animation for the Ri.

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A WWI self-experimenter

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
26.06.2015

Laurence Scales looks at the life of Joseph Henry Barcroft: physiologist, Quaker, and reckless self-experimenter.

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