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Previous Lectures and Events

SUPERCOMPUTERS FOR THE 21STCENTURY : A STEP-CHANGE IN ADVANCED MODELLING AND VIRTUAL PROTOTYPING

18 Sep 12

Revolutionary Insights – the Dawn of Microscopic Investigation

29 Oct 10

Genetic fingerprinting and beyond

22 Jun 10

Coral Reef Crisis: Global Warming and Ocean Acidification

6 Jul 09

Intellectual Property Rights – Catalyst or inhibitor to a low carbon future?

13 Oct 08

The 2008 Duncan Davies lecture: The challenges of the 21st century with Sir David King

15 Jul 08

Knowledge Transfer: experiences from the University front line

18 Mar 08

Perspectives on Open Innovation - New approaches to the management and exploitation of R&D

19 Feb 08

Seminar: Trends and Current Issues in Intellectual Property Rights Protection

19 Jun 07

The Duncan Davies Lecture: From start up in a barn in Cambridge to global standard and beyond

19 Jun 07

The 17th Duncan Davies Memorial Lecture: The Challenges of Innovation

23 Nov 06

Dealing with discontinuity: Managing innovation beyond the steady state

17 Oct 06

The Impact of Innovation on the UK Economy

27 Jun 06

Importance of creativity and design to R&D

23 Jun 06

Industry in the Quantum Age

24 Apr 06

HR Issues in R&D: Special Interest Group seminar

22 Nov 05

Can R&D solve the energy crisis?

22 Nov 05

Consumers, retailers and technology: New partnerships to build trust in science

18 Oct 05

The Expanding World of Technology

21 Jun 05

Generating Value from the National Health Service – the Innovation Trusts

19 Apr 05

The 10-Year Vision for Science and Innovation: Opportunity and Challenge

22 Mar 05

Cafe Scientifique - What is the Universe made of?

23 May 17

Now you hear it, now you don’t: the neuroscience of deafness

15 May 17

The curious history of curiosity-driven research

4 Apr 17

Cafe Scientifique - What next for gene therapy?

21 Mar 17

Computing for the future of the planet

2 Mar 17

Café Scientifique - Turbulent times ahead for air travel?

27 Feb 17

Twilight science

4 Jul 16

Summer Science Exhibition

4 Jul 16

Can our oceans predict climate change?

6 Jun 16

Is mental health in our genes?

16 May 16

Banks in the land of ice and fire

26 Apr 16

A life in health - in conversation with Dame Sally Davies

20 Apr 16

Learning machines - how computers got smart

12 Apr 16

Is hearing believing?

21 Mar 16

Lifting the lid - the Royal Society since 1960

10 Dec 15

Gene regulation and the epigenome

2 Dec 15

Science with a million people

27 Nov 15

Age of Extinctions

17 Nov 15

Sleep talking

22 Oct 15

What should a city sound like?

19 Oct 15

Volcanoes and us

28 Sep 15

Is the universe a hologram?

21 Sep 15

Mendel's legacy

2 Jun 15

Are you seeing clearly?

26 May 15

People-powered science

21 May 15

A dramatic experiment: science on stage

11 May 15

Science on myself

9 Apr 15

Genes, culture and connectivity in the ocean

16 Mar 15

Can our online lives be private?

23 Feb 15

Why are some people left-handed?

16 Feb 15

Clifford Paterson Lecture: Communicating with light

27 Oct 14

Taking the twinkle out of your eye

20 Oct 14

Writing Wrongs

2 Oct 14

Longitude: back and forth across the years

25 Sep 14

Royal Society Diversity Day 2014

17 Jun 14

My life in Science: Diversity in British Science

17 Jun 14

Croonian Lecture - How embryos build organs to last a lifetime

12 Jun 14

The Royal Society at The Hay Festival: Tim Hunt in conversation with Roger Highfield

31 May 14

The Royal Society at The Hay Festival: Ocean of life

30 May 14

The Royal Society at The Hay Festival: the next big thing

30 May 14

The Royal Society at The Hay Festival: Resilience to disaster

30 May 14

Cafe Scientifique: does learning maths change how we think?

19 May 14

The importance of science: an outsider's perspective

15 Apr 14

Cafe Scientifique: Can computers help people to see?

24 Mar 14

Bakerian lecture - It's magnetic resonance - but not as you know it

4 Mar 14

Where and how can we find novel antibiotics?

24 Feb 14

Stem cells and human health

10 Feb 14

The asymmetric Universe

28 Jan 14

Café Scientifique - Can crystals help us produce cleaner energy?

18 Nov 13

How does the biodiversity of tropical forests affect our planet?

28 Oct 13

Mutations: great and small

17 Oct 13

How are the giant planets protecting us?

23 Sep 13

Nature's marvellous medicine

5 Jul 13

Tails of the unexpected

2 Jul 13

Twilight science

1 Jul 13

NeuroNavigation: how the brain represents the space we live in and finds our way around

18 Jun 13

From bench to bedside: KATP channels and neonatal diabetes

29 May 13

What is the use of quantum information theory?

20 May 13

2001 days later: living in the future

1 May 13

The heart: The future of cardiovascular medicine and treatment

26 Apr 13

Interfaces between science and society, particles and light

24 Apr 13

How do cells know when to stop proliferating

23 Apr 13

Cafe Scientifique - Should we monitor Parkinson's over the phone?

22 Apr 13

Developing new solar cells - cheaper, or more efficient?

17 Apr 13

Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather

4 Mar 13

Cafe Scientifique - How can the Arctic help find life on other planets?

25 Feb 13

From logic to computer science: a linguistic journey

13 Feb 13

Genetics, epigenetics and disease

22 Jan 13

Natures glass: half-full or half-empty?

10 Dec 12

Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012 Award Ceremony

26 Nov 12

What's going on inside volcanoes?

19 Nov 12

How does your body know what time it is?

22 Oct 12

Regulation from a distance: long-range control of gene expression in development and disease

22 Oct 12

Extracting value from waste through a little chemistry with U

4 Oct 12

Looking for patterns in the prime numbers

2 Oct 12

Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit

8 Jul 12

Would like to meet...

7 Jul 12

Following the fingerprints

6 Jul 12

A high jump for science

3 Jul 12

The spark of life

19 Jun 12

The mechanics of memory

30 May 12

Black Holes, Strings and the Fundamental Laws of Nature

9 May 12

What it means to be human

8 Mar 12

How new science is transforming the optical microscope

13 Feb 12

Café Scientifique - Is seeing believing?

23 Jan 12

Repairing the code - Royal Society Francis Crick Prize Lecture

7 Dec 11

When will we understand Autism Spectrum Disorders?

26 Oct 11

Carbon electronics

13 Oct 11

Following function in real time

6 Oct 11

What Mr Darwin Saw

1 Oct 11

The new science of oxide interfaces

12 Sep 11

Talking primates: human language vs chimp communication

10 Jul 11

Solar flares and northern lights: the beauty and danger of the Sun

9 Jul 11

How green does your garden grow?

8 Jul 11

Is Biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?

8 Jul 11

Untangling string theory

5 Jul 11

Human evolution, migration and history revealed by genetics, immunity and infection

6 Jun 11

Molecular chaperones: how cells stop proteins from misbehaving

31 May 11

Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration

30 Mar 11

Carbon Storage: caught between a rock and climate change

24 Mar 11

What if...? Coping with uncertainty in health science

1 Mar 11

From bears' winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics

24 Feb 11

The end of the world in 2012? Science communication and science scares

10 Feb 11

DNA repair: protecting the blueprint for life

1 Dec 10

Black holes and spin offs

25 Nov 10

Royal Society prize lecture: Our genomes, our history

11 Nov 10

Computational frontiers in scientific discovery

4 Nov 10

A problem shared: securing a future for our planet

3 Nov 10

Cloning, stem cells and regenerative medicine

19 Oct 10

Information theory meets writing

12 Oct 10

Eating to extinction: should we call time on pie and mash?

3 Jul 10

What does “Eureka!” feel like? Discoveries in science and the arts

1 Jul 10

Forgetting to forget

30 Jun 10

Who needs men anyway?

29 Jun 10

Culture evolves

28 Jun 10

From coffee houses to conferences – the history of science conversation

28 Jun 10

Do we know everything yet?

26 Jun 10

The Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition

25 Jun 10

Genetic fingerprinting and beyond

20 May 10

Three score years and then? The new biology of ageing

11 May 10

Mammalian biodiversity: past, present, future?

20 Apr 10

Plasticity of the brain: the key to human development, cognition and evolution

15 Mar 10

Plastic electronics: their science and applications

2 Mar 10

The secret mathematicians

10 Feb 10

The great ideas of biology

8 Feb 10

The detection of extra-terrestrial life and the consequences for science and society

25 Jan 10

Geoengineering: a brave new world?

19 Jan 10

Science not stamp collecting – the importance of botany from 1759 to 2059

1 Dec 09

Water and society: past, present & future

9 Nov 09

Mathematical curiosities and treasures from Professor Stewart’s cabinet

5 Nov 09

Surviving pandemics: a pathogen’s perspective

2 Nov 09

Cognitive enhancing drugs: neuroethical issues

13 Oct 09

Fossils, fact and fiction

5 Oct 09

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

30 Jun 09

The new biology ageing

26 May 09

Making choices to conserve the world’s species: what, where and when?

19 May 09

The origins of flowers

12 May 09

Climate Change and Extinction

27 Apr 09

Computation of emotions in man and machines

20 Apr 09

The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science

20 Apr 09

Mathematics in the real world: From brain tumours to saving marriages

26 Mar 09

Talent and Autism - Panel Discussion

12 Mar 09

Discussion Meeting on Colloids, Grains and Dense Suspensions: under Flow and under Arrest organised

9 Mar 09

What’s going on Underground? Tunnelling into the Future

18 Feb 09

Darwin, Poetry and Science

9 Feb 09

The Evolution of Society

19 Jan 09

Brainstem: neural networks vital for life

8 Dec 08

A molecular window into speech and language

2 Dec 08

Mapping memory: the brains behind remembering

25 Nov 08

Lost in History - Adriano Shaplin in conversation with Simon Schaffer

24 Nov 08

Towards a low carbon energy future

17 Nov 08

Taming the Quanta

14 Oct 08

Stumbling on happiness

12 Jun 08

Decoding consciousness - Royal Society Crick Prize Lecture

5 Dec 07

Nature and nurture in brain function: clues from synesthesia and phantom limbs

28 Nov 07

Washing dirty lab coats on the page and the stage

14 Nov 07

Photosynthetic and atmospheric evolution

12 Nov 07

Thinking like a vegetable: how plants decide what to do

24 Oct 07

Networks: modelling and control

24 Sep 07

Origin and Differentiation of the Earth

14 Sep 07

Origin and Differentiation of the Earth

13 Sep 07

The LHC: or how the world's largest experiment can investigate matter's smallest constituents

21 Jun 07

Carbon based electronics: fundamentals and device applications

21 May 07

Engineered zinc finger proteins for the regulation of gene expression

3 May 07

Tales of maths and science

1 May 07

From sled dogs to rockets

24 Apr 07

Mental processes in the human brain

16 Oct 06

Structure and the living cell

4 Oct 06

Summer Science Exhibition 2006

6 Jul 06

Summer Science Exhibition 2006

5 Jul 06

Summer Science Exhibition 2006

4 Jul 06

Summer Science Exhibition 2006

3 Jul 06

Plagues and Parasites

11 May 06

The mesoscopic world - from plastic bags to brain disease - structural similarities in physics

27 Mar 06

Species and speciation in micro-organisms

13 Mar 06

Microscopy goes cold: frozen viruses reveal their structural secrets

13 Mar 06

Cosmic Africa

30 Jan 06

A silent killer?

25 Jan 06

The puppet master: How the brain controls the body

8 Dec 05

The quandary of the quark

6 Dec 05

Clash of the Titans: Einstein vs Newton

23 Nov 05

Measuring our future: the role of sustainability metrics

10 Nov 05

Optical science in the fast lane

27 Oct 05

Beyond the Human Genome Project: Medicine in the 21st Century

24 Oct 05

Major steps in cell evolution: evidence, timing and global impact

26 Sep 05

Summer Science Exhibition

7 Jul 05

Summer Science Exhibition

6 Jul 05

Summer Science Exhibition

5 Jul 05

The right climate for business

29 Jun 05

Laser-driven plasma accelerators: new sources of energetic particles and radiation

6 Jun 05

New views on human origins

2 Jun 05

Adventures in vascular biology

10 May 05

Sexual conflict: a new paradigm?

9 May 05

Streptomyces inside out: A new perspective on the bacteria that provide us with antibiotics

6 Apr 05

Bioinformatics: from molecules to systems

4 Apr 05

MHD waves and oscillations in the solar plasma

14 Mar 05

Negative refraction, the perfect lens, and metamaterials

24 Feb 05

Negative refraction, the perfect lens and metamaterials

24 Feb 05

The fundamental constants of physics, precision measurements and SI base units

14 Feb 05

Einstein’s legacy as a scientist and icon

27 Jan 05

Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed

20 Jan 05

Genetic variation and human health

17 Jan 05

Science, complexity and the nature of existence

9 Dec 04

Genes, worms and the new genetics

24 Nov 04

Finding the right balance: from rare gases to ribosomes

15 Nov 04

Ferrier Prize Lecture

9 Nov 04

Engineered foams and porous materials (Discussion meeting)

2 Nov 04

Engineered foams and porous materials

1 Nov 04

A new Eden

27 Oct 04

The nature of mathematical proof (discussion meeting)

19 Oct 04

Not just numbers

19 Oct 04

The nature of mathematical proof (discussion meeting)

18 Oct 04

Clifford Paterson Prize Lecture

13 Oct 04

Wild reckonings

5 Oct 04

Exploring nanotechnology

29 Sep 04

Chromosome segregation (discussion meeting)

28 Sep 04

Chromosome segregation (discussion meeting)

27 Sep 04

Beauty in science and literature

14 Sep 04

Trends in global fisheries: implication for food security

21 Jul 04

Beyond extinction rates: monitoring wild nature for the 2010 target (discussion meeting)

20 Jul 04

Beyond extinction rates: monitoring wild nature for the 2010 target (discussion meeting)

19 Jul 04

Summer Science Exhibition

8 Jul 04

Summer Science Exhibition

7 Jul 04

Summer Science Exhibition

6 Jul 04

Summer Science Exhibition

5 Jul 04

Medawar Prize Lecture: The Truth About Science

15 Jun 04

Catalysis in chemistry and biochemistry (discussion meeting)

15 Jun 04

Catalysis in chemistry and biochemistry (discussion meeting)

14 Jun 04

Myosin, muscle and motility

18 May 04

Myosin, muscle and motility

17 May 04

Bernal Prize Lecture: Are low-frequency environmental electromagnetic fields a health hazard?

6 May 04

Discussion forum: Ready SET go: the race for equality

4 May 04

Configurational energy landscapes and structural transitions in clusters, fluids and biomolecules

20 Apr 04

Configurational energy landscapes and structural transitions in clusters, fluids and biomolecules

19 Apr 04

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