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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.

To space and back! The view from a CHRISTMAS LECTURES assistant

Posted by
Abigail Guillermo
Date posted
08.04.2016

Abby Guillermo, a BBSRC PhD student from the University of Oxford, shares her experience of being one of the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES assistants.

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The lottery and the laughing shopkeeper

Posted by
Zoe Griffiths
Date posted
08.04.2016

Primary mathematics Ri Masterclass Coordinator Zoe Griffiths explains how her adherence to the logic of probability resulted in mockery at her local shop.

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Astrology in the CHRISTMAS LECTURES? Not quite…

Posted by
Ed Prosser
Date posted
02.04.2016

Senior Producer Ed Prosser lifts the lid on our 1 April CHRISTMAS LECTURES announcement.

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Science Writing Competition 2016

Posted by
Martin Davies
Date posted
31.03.2016

Are you a new science writer looking to get a head-start in your career?

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Sir Christopher Zeeman

Posted by
Bob Cresswell
Date posted
11.03.2016

Ri Clothworkers’ Fellow in Mathematics Bob Cresswell gathers some memories of the late Sir Christopher Zeeman, Christmas Lecturer and founder of Ri Masterclasses.

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Operation 'HI TIM'

Posted by
Jonathan Farrow – CHRISTMAS LECTURES Assistant 2015
Date posted
22.02.2016

Jonathan Farrow, the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES Assistant fills us in on a demo that didn’t make it.

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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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