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
4th July 2013
Securing the future
2nd May 2013
The hidden science within the life-blood of your car
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
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
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
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
6th December 2012
Colin A. Russell and John Hudson will explain the chemical foundations of the railway industry
6th November 2012
Scott Drawer, Head of R&I at UK Sport, explores British excellence in academia and industry to support sport performance
16th October 2012
Film and discussion about two parent’s quest for a cure for their son’s rare inherited disease
5th July 2012
Professor, Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, President of the American Chemical Society, will talk about the biggest challenge for chemistry today
14th June 2012
A GSK sponsored lecture on the role of chemistry in London 2012
3rd May 2012
Stories from the 19th and 20th centuries about chemistry's central role in contemporary culture
19th April 2012
750,000 people in the UK have dementia - how will we diagnose and treat them?
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.
3rd April 2012
Professor Ian Rowland discusses whether the consumption of soy is a recipe for a long and healthy life.
1st March 2012
Alec Jeffreys will discuss the origins of DNA fingerprinting through to the latest developments and their social impact.
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.
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.
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.
11th January 2012
BBC Weather presenter and Met Office forecaster Peter Gibbs takes a behind the scenes look at weather prediction.
7th December 2011
Phil Souter discusses the challenges faced in making potential water sources drinkable using chemical technology.
6th December 2011
The RSC would like to welcome you to the launch night of our interactive periodic table.
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.
10th November 2011
Professor Nick Terrill explains how using light is pushing forward research in futuristic materials.
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.
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.
4th August 2011
Celebrate the 350th anniversary of the publication of a Sceptical Chymist by Robert Boyle with Professor Duncan Thorburn Burns.
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.
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!
10th February 2011
Take a trip through the weird world of drug use and abuse, with writer and scientist John Mann
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.
30th April 2010
Not a public event, but a special one worth remembering