Author: Science London

December 4, 2014 Science London No comments exist

Written by Supatra Marsh, Art Neuro founder, Science London volunteer and QMUL researcher I have volunteered for Science London for a number of years now and I am very grateful to them for introducing me to the marvellous world of science communication. During my time at Science London I have met some wonderful people, made…

December 4, 2014 Science London No comments exist

A post from one of our awesome volunteers, Duvaraka Kulaveerasingam. Earlier this autumn, I spent a month working on the BBC show Horizon. I had a buzz of excitement and nervousness on the day I arrived. The vast glass atrium, as you enter New Broadcasting house, is awe inspiring and gives a feel of how big…

December 4, 2014 Science London No comments exist

Science news from one of our brilliant volunteers, Dr Alfredo Carpineti. Last month ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetre Array) took the first high definition image of the formation of a planetary system. Stars and thus planets form from the condensation and contraction of gas and dust clouds that constitute nebulae. Once the molecular cloud starts contracting…

November 20, 2014 Science London No comments exist

How much do you know about you-know-what? Science London is getting steamy, as we look at the science of sex and the maths of making love… We’ll be joined by some real life sex scientists, who will be on hand to talk about their research and answer your burning questions. Where in the UK has…

September 30, 2014 Science London No comments exist

The Dating Games returns as a part of the RI Lates In this edition of The Dating Games, Science London will be using facial recognition technology to explore the idea that we are more likely to be physically attracted to people with similar features to our own. Fancy testing it out? Then come and join…

September 16, 2014 Science London No comments exist

Art Neuro are curating Science London’s SciBars at the Book Club. Join us for an in-depth look into the workings of science-art collaborations, and how we can use art to explore science. Artists and scientists from Art Neuro will be discussing their work for the project, come down for a drink and find out what…

September 16, 2014 Science London No comments exist

Art Neuro are curating Science London’s SciBars at the Book Club. Join us for an in-depth look into the workings of science-art collaborations, and how we can use art to explore science. Artists and scientists from Art Neuro will be discussing their work for the project, come down for a drink and find out what…

December 18, 2013 Science London No comments exist

Hold on to your Santa hats… as Science London is incredibly smug to announce their frivolously festive yet factually full-on CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA. We will be bringing you a merry medley of seasonal science. Ingeniously and with ruthless logic, we have fused together an evening of quizzing, craft, music and comedy.Like prizes? SO DO WE. Even…

September 17, 2013 Science London No comments exist

After a summer break, The Science London Dating Games is back! We’ve got a new game and a new venue but we’re asking the same question; can science help us to find love? This time we are investigating the idea of symbiotic similarities and we are looking to recruit 15 girls and 15 guys looking…

June 26, 2013 Science London 3 comments

How useful are animal models in understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie addiction? As a warmup for the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition we have invited one of the teams from the event to tell us about their work. Dr Matt Parker of Queen Mary, University of London will talk about how studying…