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October 2015

Ann Veronica Janssens: yellowbluepink

15 October, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 3 January, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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This new installation by Ann Veronica Janssens explores light and colour as she invades the…

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The Heart and Lung Convenience Store

19 October, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1 November, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Kings Mall, Kings Street
Hammersmith, W6 9HW United Kingdom
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Visitors of all ages can explore the fascinating future of heart and lung healthcare in this pop-up science shop in Hammersmith’s Kings Mall.

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November 2015

Mutant Halloween

1 November, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Colbert Studio, 124 Columbia Road
London, E2 7RG United Kingdom
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Guerilla Science's Mutant Circus is coming to London for Halloween to take up residence in…

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London is Wild: Wildlife

2 November, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square
London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Not far from London’s tarmac and glass is another city full of wild animals and…

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50 Shades of Pathology with BArt Macabre

3 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bart’s Pathology Museum, 3rd Floor Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield
London, EC1A 7BE United Kingdom
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As part of National Pathology Week, Art Macabre death drawing and Barts Pathology Museum have teamed up as BArt…

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The First Stars

4 November, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of London, 50 London Wall
London , EC2Y 5HN United Kingdom
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Eddington once famously said that a physicist on a cloud-bound planet could predict that there…

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Packed Lunch: Nanotechnology

4 November, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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Feed your curiosity at our daytime discussions. Drop in to hear local scientists in conversation…

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‘EAT. DIE’ The Domestication of Carcinogens in the 1980s

4 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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Following the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, the US government sought to regulate…

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Synaesthesia Cocktails 2.0

4 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Stories, 30 Broadway Market
London, E8 4QZ United Kingdom
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How can you tell what you’re drinking? Can you taste colour? Join us for Art Neuro’s…

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Geek Showoff

4 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Star of Kings, 126 York Way
London, N1 0AX United Kingdom
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A night of nine-minute-long nerding with these incredible acts: Steve Cross Helen Zaltzman Josh McNorton…

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Finding Unique Objects for Cosmonauts

5 November, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6 November, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
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One of the biggest challenges for the Cosmonauts curators was to find exceptional objects to…

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Recycling: London’s dirty past

5 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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We think of recycling as a modern idea and we think of the Victorian city as…

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BSL Discussion: Home Remedies

6 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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Discover historical healing at Wellcome Collection by joining this free British Sign Language interpreted discussion.…

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Natural Histories: Cockroaches

7 November, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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Meet Museum curators and researchers from the BBC Radio 4 series Natural Histories. The 25-part…

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Steve Backshall’s Wild World

8 November, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond Surrey TW9 1QJ United Kingdom + Google Map
£25

Overview Wildlife TV Presenter, Adventurer, naturalist and writer Steve Backshall takes us on a tour…

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Lectures @ the Linn: Conservation Crossroads

11 November, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly,
London, W1J 0BF United Kingdom
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Summary: Human behaviour is the primary driver of biodiversity loss. Conservation interventions often aim to…

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Keeping the Heart Young in an Old Body

11 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn
London, London EC1N 2HH United Kingdom
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The heart was the organ that, until recently, aged fastest in wealthier societies, with death…

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Body Farms: Nauseating or Necessary?

11 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bart’s Pathology Museum, 3rd Floor Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield
London, EC1A 7BE United Kingdom
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People tend to be either repulsed or fascinated by the idea of dead bodies being…

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SciBar: Dying to be Beautiful

11 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street
London , EC2A 4RH United Kingdom
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Science London's Scibar is back, curated once again by the Art Necro team. Throughout history…

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Research Showcase on Malaria

12 November, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the…

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Is the Microprocessor Under Threat?

12 November, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Is the microprocessor under threat? Perhaps: certainly power consumption limitations reduce the proportion of transistors…

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The Next Big UK Flood: Britain Under Water

12 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn
London, London EC1N 2HH United Kingdom
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What are the odds that events will conspire to put London under water during the…

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BSL Tour: War and Medicine

12 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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Join us to explore the impact of war and conflict on medicine through Sir Henry…

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Horniman Museum: Secret Late

12 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road Forest Hill
London, London SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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A night of secrets awaits... Enjoy covert prohibition performances, underground circus acts, films, artist talks…

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The Meaning of Science

12 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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What is science? Is it uniquely equipped to deliver universal truths? Or is it one…

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Are We Destined to Live in Space

13 November, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
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The cultural roots of the Russian space programme were in cosmological and mystical thinking, and in…

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Science fictions from Latin America: a history in images

14 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Horse Hospital, Colonnade, Bloomsbury
London, WC1N 1JD United Kingdom
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Science fiction has often been considered the province of North Atlantic imaginations; we seldom hear…

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The Story of a Molecule

16 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Discover how we are able to see a single molecule and what that means for our understanding of biological processes at the 2015 Ernst Chain lecture.

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Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Debate

16 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Senate House, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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James Ladyman and Raymond Tallis address the motion, ‘Human Nature is Better Understood Through Science…

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Bubbles and Science

17 November, 2015 @ 1:15 pm - 1:55 pm
UCL, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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Is it possible to use knowledge of bubbles to examine something as large as the…

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Big question lecture: Medicine and innovation in WWI

17 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Perrin Lecture Theatre, Blizard Institute, 4 Newark Street
London, E1 2AT United Kingdom
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Centre of the Cell’s Big Question Lecture investigates the fascinating history and stories behind wartime…

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London LASER 12

17 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Westminster, Fyvie Hall, 309 Regent Street
London, W1B 2UW United Kingdom
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London LASER puts on evening talks at the intersection of art, science and technology. This November,…

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Improbable Things Always Happen

17 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they’re commonplace. Not only that, we should…

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Colour and cancer; Scorpions and surgery

17 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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Is it possible to light up a cancer cell in the brain? Could scorpion venom…

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Landscape Dynamics, Erosion and Sedimentation

18 November, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Geological Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly
London , W1J 0BD United Kingdom
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Part of The Geological Society's London Lecture series Speaker Alex Whittaker Imperial College Event information…

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Landscape Dynamics, Erosion and Sedimentation

18 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Geological Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly
London , W1J 0BD United Kingdom
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Part of The Geological Society's London Lecture series Speaker Alex Whittaker Imperial College Event information…

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Gender and mental health: What can history teach us?

18 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stables, 2 Trematon Walk, Wharfdale Road
London, N1 9SB United Kingdom
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Eminent historians and psychiatrists gather in a Central London venue to discuss gender and mental…

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

18 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bart’s Pathology Museum, 3rd Floor Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield
London, EC1A 7BE United Kingdom
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Agatha Christie revelled in the use of poison to kill off unfortunate victims in her…

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Reactive systems: a powerful paradigm for modelling and analysis from engineering to biology

18 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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A reactive system is a dynamic system that evolves in time by reacting to external…

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Lunch Hour Lectures: Looking for life on Mars

19 November, 2015 @ 1:15 pm - 1:55 pm
UCL, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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Mars is our closest hope for life beyond Earth. 3.8 billion years ago, when life…

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Surviving in Space

19 November, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
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We are of Earth. Our bodies have evolved to work on this planet – not…

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King Solomon to Saint Mary: a journey through human retroviruses, ancient and modern

19 November, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) slips under the radar of most healthcare workers, especially…

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Being human/ being animal

19 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hunterian Museum, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3PE United Kingdom
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Using the specimens and objects from the collections of the Hunterian Museum, this event will…

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The Science and Politics of Laziness

19 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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When is a lie-in well-deserved and when is it plain lazy? Join broadcaster and writer…

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What does science tell us about race and racism?

19 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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From Rachel Dolezal to the Charleston church shooting, the subject of race is never far…

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Light and Dark Matters: The Power of Light

20 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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How does light help us understand space and time? How does it shape our material…

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Consider Smell III: London

21 November, 2015
Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore
London, SW7 2EU
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At this day-long workshop, participants will smell through human evolution and explore the unique London…

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Light and Dark Matters: Sunrise walk and breakfast with scientist Lucie Green

21 November, 2015 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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Join Royal Society University Research Fellow Lucie Green to walk and talk about the activity…

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Light and Dark Matters: Black Light with the drawing shed

21 November, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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What does society keep in the dark, and how can it be illuminated? Labern&Lloyd of…

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Light and Dark Matters: Instagram Light Project with Oliver Lang

21 November, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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How does light transform through photography? Mobile photography has become a global medium and an…

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Light and Dark Matters: Are we darkened by light?

21 November, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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Human history has been a quest to light the dark, but today most of humanity…

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Light and Dark Matters: Sunset walk and talk with artist Susan Schuppli

21 November, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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Artist Susan Schuppli leads a walk in Tate Modern’s surrounding area reflecting on the materiality…

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Light and Dark Matters: Harnessing Light

21 November, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tate Modern, Bankside
London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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From gas lamps to LEDs and medical lasers, a panel of artists, scientists and theorists asks…

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Annual Diversity Conference: Pride and Prejudice- Breaking Down Barriers in Science

23 November, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 26 November, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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This year, the Society’s Annual Diversity Conference will examine the barriers to entry and progression…

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The data revolution: it just got serious

23 November, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Since the birth of the internet our ability to create and share data has step…

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The Future of Flight

23 November, 2015 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
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As the Science Museum prepares for their next major exhibition, focusing on the unique mechanical designs of…

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Was Einstein Right?

24 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of London, 50 London Wall
London , EC2Y 5HN United Kingdom
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One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein completed his General Theory of Relativity. He made space…

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Contraception and Consent: A 19th Century Sex Education

24 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bart’s Pathology Museum, 3rd Floor Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield
London, EC1A 7BE United Kingdom
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Join cultural historian and series advisor for Ripper Street, Fern Riddell, for this enlightening talk…

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Aviation and its Contributions to Healthcare

25 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of London, 50 London Wall
London , EC2Y 5HN United Kingdom
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There are surprising similarities between the aviation (and especially airline) industries and healthcare; especially cardiac…

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Glass Creatures of the Sea

25 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Grant Museum, 21 University Street
London, WC1E 6JJ United Kingdom
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Created in the 1800’s by the father and son team of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka,…

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Material Miracles

25 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Queen Mary University of London, People's Palace, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS United Kingdom
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Much of the technology we take for granted would have seemed miraculous even 30 years…

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Interstellar: The IMAX Experience

25 November, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
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November's Science Museum Lates is maths themed and includes a one-off screening of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar…

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What’s Your Angle?

26 November, 2015 - 29 November, 2015
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
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Discover how mathematics relates to everyday life in What’s Your Angle?, a new festival created…

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Life through a lens: Celebrating science photography

26 November, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Join the Royal Society for an evening celebrating science photography as they unveil the winners of the…

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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

27 November, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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Fossils are like time capsules, capturing a moment of life's history in stone. They are…

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Art Meets Science Library Tour

27 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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With more than one million items, some of which date back to the fifteenth century,…

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Science with a million people

27 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Join Chris Lintott for an exploration of the past, present and future of citizen science…

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The Tsar’s Cup (Friday Evening Discourse)

27 November, 2015 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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One of the last acts of Tsar Alexander I before his death in 1825 was…

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BBC R4 Natural Histories- The Big Story

27 November, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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The Big Story brings Radio 4's Natural Histories series to life on stage, re-imagining the popular BBC…

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Art Meets Science Library Tour

27 November, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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£15

With more than one million items, some of which date back to the fifteenth century,…

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Art Meets Science Library Tour

27 November, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
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£15

With more than one million items, some of which date back to the fifteenth century,…

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