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Not just for Christmas

5th December 2013

Making the most of your Christmas tree: a lecture on biofuels

  • Fighting Food Fraud - from Hassall to Horsemeat

    7th November 2013

    Dr Duncan Campbell will talk about the historical and current aspects of food fraud and the techniques used to detect it

  • Cosmetics Chemicals and the Truth

    3rd October 2013

    A panel of speakers within the cosmetics industry will take part in a question and answer session

  • 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'

  • A Bridge to your Sole

    6th June 2013

    Julian Hakes, award winning UK architect explained how he went from, using science and technology, designing buildings and bridges to shoes for London Fashion Week

  • Slippery Secrets

    2nd May 2013

    The hidden science within the life-blood of your car

  • Where the Streets have No Name

    18th April 2013

    Paolo Bellutta, a driver of the MSL rover Curiosity, about what has been done on Mars and where they are going next

  • Joseph Priestley

    4th April 2013

    Among many chemists and historians of science Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) is only known as Lavoisier's nemesis, an obstinate defender of the outmoded phlogiston theory

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lorenzo's oil

    16th October 2012

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

  • 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

  • Poisonous socks

    3rd May 2012

    Stories from the 19th and 20th centuries about chemistry's central role in contemporary culture

  • 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 - 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.

  • Harnessing the Light Fantastic

    10th November 2011

    Professor Nick Terrill explains how using light is pushing forward research in futuristic materials.

  • Recharging the Planet

    8th September 2011

    Professor Clare Grey will talk about some of the latest developments in energy storage and how it will influence future sustainable transport.

  • Hale and Hearty?

    7th September 2011

    The way to the heart is through the stomach. Julie Lovegrove investigates the crucial role diet plays in the health of heart and blood vessels.

  • Robert Boyle's A Sceptical Chymist

    4th August 2011

    Celebrate the 350th anniversary of the publication of a Sceptical Chymist by Robert Boyle with Professor Duncan Thorburn Burns.

  • A little light relief

    10th March 2011

    David Phillips, President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, demonstrates the truths and the fallacies behind the ancient belief in the healing powers of light.

  • Let's do lunch: your 21st century lunchbox

    23rd February 2011

    Suitable for young and old alike, it's a lunch break with a chemistry twist, hosted by food scientist Tom Coultate. We'll even provide the food!

  • Turn on and Tune in

    10th February 2011

    Take a trip through the weird world of drug use and abuse, with writer and scientist John Mann

  • Sex and the City: the Emerging Role of Human Skin

    6th January 2011

    Is the role of skin merely to provide an aesthetically pleasing covering for the body? Modern research says otherwise, says Professor Paul Matts.

  • Chemistry Centre grand opening

    30th April 2010

    Not a public event, but a special one worth remembering