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Audio recordings of public lectures, discussions and events held at the Society
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-03-07 07:57
last episode published
2018-01-08 09:57
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Number of Episodes
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
8.01.2018

How the quantum world makes the impossible possible

Join Dr Paul Skrzypczyk to explore the limits of the quantum world.
4.12.2017

The genius and legacy of Michael Faraday

Discover Faraday’s lasting legacy including his ground-breaking work on electricity and magnetism with pioneering chemist Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS.  
12.10.2017

How do plants grow?

Discover the fundamental mechanisms behind how plants grow.
29.06.2017

Does a healthy diet equal a healthy heart?

Join Professor Aedin Cassidy to discuss the latest developments in nutrition as a tool for improving public health.
21.06.2017

Rebel science

Do you think scientists are boring boffins who don’t leave the lab? Think again!
23.05.2017

What is the Universe made of?

We joined Dr Thomas Kitching for this free Café Scientifique event to explore the science that is set to probe the nature of dark energy and dark matter.  
25.04.2017

We need to talk about gene tech

Experts discuss the latest genetic technologies at the Hay Festival. 
25.04.2017

The next big thing

Rosalind Rickaby, Nicole Grobert and Alicia El Haj discuss the next big thing.
25.04.2017

The fourth revolution: how the infosphere is reshaping human reality

Luciano Floridi spoke at the Hay Festival, exploring how, as the boundaries between online and offline break down, we are heading towards a fourth great revolution. 
18.04.2017

When will robots outsmart us?

In partnership with The Science Museum, this panel discussion will explore the future possibilities for intelligent robots and discover what they will do, how we will use them, and how they might use us.
21.03.2017

What next for gene therapy?

Explore current gene therapy research and discuss where this technique is heading in the future.
9.01.2017

Turbulent times ahead for air travel?

Scientists are now discovering that climate change and air travel could be having huge impacts on each other.
2.11.2016

Can our immune systems fight cancer?

We discussed the cutting edge cancer research being funded by Cancer Research UK and the Royal Society.
1.11.2016

Growing tomorrow’s dinner – should GM be on the table?

We explored whether GM should be one of the options on the table, and what principles should be in place so that the public can have confidence in how they are used.
23.08.2016

Remote control healing

Join Dr Alicia el Haj for a Café Scientifique event on the science of magnetically-controlled stem cells.
29.06.2016

Growing tomorrow’s dinner – should GM be on the table?

We explored whether GM should be one of the options on the table, and what principles should be in place so that the public can have confidence in how they are used.
22.06.2016

Computing communities

Social science on a massive scale.
13.06.2016

UK research and innovation: visions for 2030

This event will look ahead to 2030 to consider what UK research and innovation could achieve in the future, and what it would take to get there.
6.06.2016

Home is where the hydrogen is

We speak to engineer Professor Nigel Brandon FREng as well as fielding your questions and concerns to find out whether you’d let hydrogen into your home.
6.06.2016

Can our oceans predict climate change?

Discover how the ocean’s tiniest life forms have a big impact on our climate.
6.06.2016

Growing tomorrow’s dinner – should GM be on the table?

We explored whether GM should be one of the options on the table, and what principles should be in place so that the public can have confidence in how they are used.
16.05.2016

Is mental health in our genes?

What makes some people more susceptible to mental health conditions?
3.05.2016

What is the future of innovation support in the UK?

This event will look at the current scope of support for innovation in the UK and what a coherent strategy for the future should include.
26.04.2016

Banks in the land of ice and fire

Discover how an impromptu expedition changed the future of a country.
18.04.2016

Building a better research system? Supporting excellence in post-Nurse structures

The national Academies are hosting a series of four Policy Lab events considering the landscape for UK research and innovation after the 2015 Spending Review.
6.04.2016

Gems of Ramanujan and their lasting impact on Mathematics

Public lecture given by Professor Manjul Bhargava, Princeton University and Professor Ken Ono, Emory University.
24.03.2016

Clearing the air: how to tackle air quality and climate change?

PolicyLab asking: what are the options for both improving air quality and mitigating climate change in the UK; and how can the trade-offs be best managed?
23.03.2016

Research at the heart of government; opportunities and challenges

A panel discussion considering whether research and innovation look set to be positioned closer to the heart of government, and the opportunities and challenges this could present.
21.03.2016

Is hearing believing?

Learn about how our eyes can fool our ears.
19.03.2016

Behind the scenes at the Royal Society

Open day with science talks, demonstrations and interactive activities for families.
29.02.2016

Are you sure? Uncertainty and us

Join us to discuss the psychology of uncertainty