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A Hospital Lab that Fits in Your Palm

5th September 2013

Professor Japp den Toonder will lecture on the point of care diagnostics

  • The Science of Beer Flavour and Food Matching

    1st August 2013

    Dr Debbie Parker will cover the composition of beer flavour and the contribution of malt, hops and yeast to the flavour of the final beer

  • Inspiring chemistry

    10th July 2013

    Looking through the lens of the 21st century chemist to the world beyond

  • Balancing World Energy Needs

    4th July 2013

    Securing the future achieving a balance between the challenges of the 'energy trilemma'

  • Slippery Secrets

    2nd May 2013

    The hidden science within the life-blood of your car

  • The Arsonist, the Martian, the Cat and the Coke...

    7th March 2013

    Dr Tony Bristow will look at exciting applications of mass spectrometry and how it is used in ways that directly affect our lives

  • Robert Boyle's Birthday

    25th January 2013

    English chemist author of "A Sceptical Chymist" was born on this day in 1627

  • Fran Scott

    16th January 2013

    Watch the interview to find out about how she got involved with Sciencegrrrl and much more...

  • Making Sense of Scents

    10th January 2013

    Engage with a panel of experts to learn about the powerful effects that fragrances have on enhancing lives, rehabilitation and triggering reactions and memories

  • Test Tubes and Trains

    6th December 2012

    Colin A. Russell and John Hudson will explain the chemical foundations of the railway industry

  • Women Champions in Science

    23rd November 2012

    The RSC is hosting a play for school students called If Chloe Can…, based on a book by Esther McVey MP

  • Performance Science in Olympic and Paralympic Sport

    6th November 2012

    Scott Drawer, Head of R&I at UK Sport, explores British excellence in academia and industry to support sport performance

  • The Date in your Diet

    30th October 2012

    Richard Marshall and Abdollah Ghavami will talk about dates in history, health and the UK Diet. Lunch is included

  • Debate on Synthetic Biology

    25th October 2012

    The Royal Society of Chemistry hosted a panel discussion and debate to explore the science and ethics of synthetic biology and what it means for the UK.

  • Lorenzo's oil

    16th October 2012

    Film and discussion about two parent’s quest for a cure for their son’s rare inherited disease

  • Our Light Materials

    11th October 2012

    Professor Howard Colquhoun will highlight some of the latest research in the field of materials chemistry

  • The continuing creation of Physical Chemistry

    28th September 2012

    Peter Atkins on the story of his most famous work and the future of textbooks

  • From waste to wealth using Green Chemistry

    27th September 2012

    Professor James Clark will talk about waste as an opportunity rather than a problem

  • Abiraterone - UK Discovery Excellence

    17th September 2012

    Professor Johann de Bono, Institute of Cancer Research, will speak at the Chemistry Centre in the Chemistry for Tomorrow's World 2012 Lecture Series

  • Burlington House

    9th July 2012

    Explore the story of one of the best examples of Palladian building in Britain

  • Chemistry: a key to human progress

    5th July 2012

    Professor, Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, President of the American Chemical Society, will talk about the biggest challenge for chemistry today

  • Bringing Science to the Olympics

    14th June 2012

    A GSK sponsored lecture on the role of chemistry in London 2012

  • Alzheimer's disease: treatments on the horizon

    19th April 2012

    750,000 people in the UK have dementia - how will we diagnose and treat them?

  • From test tube to Turner

    13th April 2012

    The role of the chemistry in art

  • From test tube to Turner - the role of the chemist in art

    12th April 2012

    Professor Andy Abbott looks at the changes in the artist's pallet from natural pigments through the work of the alchemist and the chemist to the current kaleidoscope of vibrant colours.

  • Soybeans - the world's healthiest food?

    3rd April 2012

    Professor Ian Rowland discusses whether the consumption of soy is a recipe for a long and healthy life.

  • Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future

    1st March 2012

    Alec Jeffreys will discuss the origins of DNA fingerprinting through to the latest developments and their social impact.

  • Food for thought

    14th February 2012

    Dr Jeremy Spencer examines the role of flavonoid-rich foods which have been shown to promote a healthy heart and improve our mind and mood.

  • Global Transport 2050: scenarios and implications

    2nd February 2012

    Dr Ayed Al-Qahtani, World Energy Council, discusses the results of a year long study into how we could reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

  • A medicine cabinet in your garden?

    19th January 2012

    Professor Monique Simmonds, Director of Kew Innovation Unit, talks about the use of plants and fungi as sources of sustainably harvested medicines.

  • Next few days to next few decades

    11th January 2012

    BBC Weather presenter and Met Office forecaster Peter Gibbs takes a behind the scenes look at weather prediction.

  • The quest for a clean drink

    7th December 2011

    Phil Souter discusses the challenges faced in making potential water sources drinkable using chemical technology.

  • Celebration of the Periodic Table

    6th December 2011

    The RSC would like to welcome you to the launch night of our interactive periodic table.

  • The three lives of Marie Curie

    17th November 2011

    Dr Serge Plattard examines how through the development of radiotherapy methods and instruments Marie Curie led the way in the fight against cancer.

  • Elements of scientific success

    7th October 2010

    Richard Pike, CEO of the Royal Society of Chemistry, delves into the history of the RSC as part of a lecture series by all Burlington House Societies to celebrate the Story of London Festival.

  • Crime scene to court

    2nd September 2010

    We've all seen it on TV, but what role does forensics really play in a criminal investigation? Peter White, consultant and Professor of Forensic Science, reveals all.

  • Why do onions make us cry?

    15th July 2010

    For all those who suffer when they cut an onion, help is at hand.

  • The Detective's Eye

    11th June 2010

    Using chemistry to restore art to its former glory

  • Welcome to The Reaction

    7th May 2010

    Read on and find out what to expect from The Reaction

  • Chemistry Centre grand opening

    30th April 2010

    Not a public event, but a special one worth remembering

  • Making the food of the Gods

    31st March 2010

    Writer and scientist Stephen T Beckett explains the science of chocolate

  • Living life on the edge

    4th February 2010

    Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's need to be tackled now, says Professor Chris Dobson

  • Perfumery's Hot Date

    21st January 2010

    Discovering how perfume is created using a special relationship between mother nature and mankind's creativity

  • Chemistry, Energy and Climate Change

    8th December 2009

    Energy, climate change, and how they will affect us in years to come

  • Genetic modification: solution or problem?

    2nd December 2009

    Are global food targets sustainable without help from GM technology?

  • Curry: the dish that conquered Britain

    10th November 2009

    Writer and curry expert Shrabani Basu investigated the phenomenon of British curry