The RSC holds a variety of events at The Chemistry Centre, on a wide range of topics related to the chemical sciences. Click on the titles of each event to find out more.
10th December 2010
Is there science in sci-fi? Journalist and author Michael Hanlon explores the science of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
6th December 2010
Why do we like music? What makes a tune catchy? Come and discuss with award-winning popular science writer Philip Ball.
2nd December 2010
Professor Clare Mills uses some festive examples to shed light on the difficult world of food allergies.
8th November 2010
Professor Tony Ryan explains how we can use nanotechnology to shed light some of the most fundamental questions: how did life begin on Earth, and how might it have begun in other environments?
4th November 2010
John Emsley explains how together we could create a healthy, wealthy and sustainable Britain and set an example to the world.
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.
5th August 2010
Once upon a time some bright spark made a drink that was tasty, alcoholic and safer than water. What was this miracle drink? Beer!
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
13th May 2010
Which came first: life, or the Earth's peculiar atmosphere? Richard Wayne investigates...
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