4th February 2013
'About time!' say RSC and Association of Public Analysts
30th October 2012
Richard Marshall and Abdollah Ghavami will talk about dates in history, health and the UK Diet. Lunch is included
14th August 2012
Who would not like to be able to eat chocolate and not think too much about the fat content?
What if I tell you chemists are trying to make that happen?
2nd May 2012
To drink or not to drink, this is the question. Over the years tea and coffee have been associated with a lot of heath issues, both positively and negatively.
3rd April 2012
Professor Ian Rowland discusses whether the consumption of soy is a recipe for a long and healthy life.
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.
21st November 2011
Dr Derek Craston, the Government Chemist, reveals how Captain Scott's preparations for his 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic included a personal request to the Government Chemist to analyse his planned food supplies.
25th October 2011
Scientist Carol Wagstaff explores whether it's really possible to eat sustainably, or if it's simply an idealistic dream of a fairy-tale future.
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.
10th August 2011
Join Dr Jane Parker, food scientist, for a sensory overloaded lunch as she explains why there is much more to flavour than what taste-buds tell us.
21st June 2011
Do functional foods, like probiotics, prebiotics and superfoods, actually work? Or is it all marketing hype? Bob Rastall analyses a shopping basket in our latest Café RSC discussion.
5th May 2011
French scientists have devised a fruit cocktail that could ward off heart disease
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!
2nd December 2010
Professor Clare Mills uses some festive examples to shed light on the difficult world of food allergies.
15th November 2010
Check out the five top entries for the competition and vote for your favourite
27th August 2010
For all their bad press, chemicals with E numbers are mostly harmless
15th July 2010
For all those who suffer when they cut an onion, help is at hand.
7th May 2010
How will we feed the world's ever-expanding population?
31st March 2010
Writer and scientist Stephen T Beckett explains the science of chocolate
2nd December 2009
Are global food targets sustainable without help from GM technology?
10th November 2009
Writer and curry expert Shrabani Basu investigated the phenomenon of British curry
4th November 2009
John Emsley asked the uncomfortable questions about food production in the future