Author: Science London

June 12, 2013 Science London No comments exist

Hard to believe, but we once considered heroin a suitable cough suppressant for children, and tapeworms a miracle diet aid! Join us for a tour through the Public Health film archives to find out what health advice was REALLY like in mid-20th century Britain, and just how far we have come in our understanding of…

April 26, 2013 Science London 2 comments

We’re back for April but we’re not taking you for fools! We are seeking 15 guys and 15 girls who are attracted to the opposite gender and single to come and participate in our speed dating game. So if you are open-minded, up for a laugh, looking for someone special and curious to learn about…

April 22, 2013 Science London 1 comment

Maths is often thought of as a dry subject, far removed from reality. However, this is far from the case, and in fact maths is very important in food! In this talk Prof. Chris Budd from the University of Bath will talk about some of the maths needed to make beer, how maths can help…

February 27, 2013 Science London 2 comments

Klaus Dodds will addresses the current controversies surrounding the present and future management of the Arctic region – at their heart lies a predicament about how to make sense of the Arctic as a highly dynamic, inhabited, resource-rich and increasingly accessible space. Klaus Dodds is Profesor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London and…

February 15, 2013 Science London 2 comments

This is now SOLD OUT but we still have tickets for the After Party (starts at 9pm) so you still have a chance to find the love of your life the 15th with your friends Science London. You can get your ticket for £5 from EventBrite It’s back! Bigger, better and ready to tackle Valentines…

February 7, 2013 Science London No comments exist

Shadow is an unusual robotics company, founded as a group of amateurs wanting to develop robots that they thought no-one else was developing, and evolving into one of the world’s leading robotics engineering firms. On the way they’ve engaged with, and built robots for, everyone from the space community to the extreme end of the…

January 30, 2013 Science London No comments exist

What if instead of printing on bits of paper, you had a 3D 
printer? A 3D printer that makes 
real, robust, mechanical parts. You could make lots of useful stuff, but interestingly you could also make lots of the parts to make another 3D printer. A machine 
that could copy itself. In 2004 Dr Adrian…

January 9, 2013 Science London 1 comment

The BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car, launched by Richard Noble and Andy Green in October 2008 is set to take the land speed record into a whole new speed regime. The team, including researchers from Swansea University at its heart, plans to take a manned vehicle to 1000mph, increasing the current land speed record (763mph) by over…

December 5, 2012 Science London 4 comments

We’re back again with a new experiment and a Christmas party! Since July nearly 100 single Londoners have taken part in the Science London Dating Games. We have had a lot of fun, collected some good data, found two scientifically matched pairs and encouraged many more phone numbers to be swapped at the bar afterwards!…

November 19, 2012 Science London 6 comments

On 19 November Science London joins forces with the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) to facilitate an open debate into the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority’s (HFEA) public consultation regarding novel techniques of mitochondria replacement. If you missed this you can watch it online here or through the embedded video below. Mitochondria are often referred…