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.
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.
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.
11th January 2012
BBC Weather presenter and Met Office forecaster Peter Gibbs takes a behind the scenes look at weather prediction.
7th December 2011
Phil Souter discusses the challenges faced in making potential water sources drinkable using chemical technology.
6th December 2011
The RSC would like to welcome you to the launch night of our interactive periodic table.
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.
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.
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.
15th July 2010
For all those who suffer when they cut an onion, help is at hand.
11th June 2010
Using chemistry to restore art to its former glory
30th April 2010
Not a public event, but a special one worth remembering
31st March 2010
Writer and scientist Stephen T Beckett explains the science of chocolate
4th February 2010
Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's need to be tackled now, says Professor Chris Dobson
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