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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.

Films that help parents bring science home to their children

Posted by
Alom Shaha
Date posted
30.07.2014

Many home science demonstrations fail to convey crucial aspects of the subject. The Ri's ExpeRimental films aim to change that.

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Spotlight on Harriet Jane Moore

Posted by
Frank James
Date posted
23.07.2014

Harriet Jane Moore painted some of the most iconic ever images of a science laboratory. Professor Frank James explores her life and achievements.

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To my biology teacher

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
21.07.2014

Dr Gail Cardew writes a letter to Mr Steve Savill, her former biology teacher at Falmouth School, who inspired her to take up a career in science.

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A colourful experience!

Posted by
Year 6 schoolchildren
Date posted
10.07.2014
Ben Craven gives his talk at the Ri

Primary school children let us know what they thought of Dr Ben Craven’s demo-packed show, Colour: the science behind the sense.

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Return to the home of the blizzard

Posted by
Chris Turney
Date posted
09.07.2014

Chris Turney describes his Antarctic expedition following in the footsteps of Douglas Mawson. Join us on Thursday 17 July to find out more.

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Ladies with attitude

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
02.07.2014
Edith Stoney & Ayton Hertha

On this day in 1928 women in the UK were given full electoral equality with men for the first time. Laurence Scales highlights the Ri women whose committed campaigning we have to thank for such a milestone.

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A breath of fresh air?

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
30.06.2014

Dr Gail Cardew, Chair of the ESOF Supervisory Board, blogs about how perceptions of the EuroScience Open Forum have changed over the last decade.

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Agnes Clerke – an intense light on Victorian astronomy

Posted by
Laurence Scales
Date posted
27.06.2014

Laurence Scales continues his Ri members series with a profile of renowned astronomer and writer Agnes Clerke.

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Holland's fear of the penalty kick

Posted by
Ben Lyttleton
Date posted
24.06.2014
Penalty spot

Ben Lyttleton unravels the statistics behind the art and science of the perfect penalty.

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Spotlight on Louise Johnson

Posted by
Frank James
Date posted
16.06.2014
lysozyme model

Professor Frank James explores the life of Louise Johnson, the molecular biologist and pioneer of structural enzymology.

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