Register now to be in the audience in the Faraday lecture theatre on 21 March


Royal Institution

Be in the audience in the Royal Institution’s theatre, in which Michael Faraday gave the first Christmas lecture in 1825

Join us for an evening of live science as chemistry takes the stage! Watch the finalists of our science communication competition compete for the grand prize as they present their fascinating stories of chemistry and everyday life. They will be supported by Andrea Sella, experimentalist extraordinaire, who will give a demonstration lecture on the chemistry of mercury.

Where? Royal Institution, London

When? 21 March 2016. Doors will open at 5pm for a prompt 5.30pm start. To guarantee a seat, we recommend that you arrive early.

How? Get your free ticket here.

Judging Panel

Sue Nelson – science journalist and broadcaster

Peter Wothers – science presenter and University of Cambridge chemistry lecturer

Kathryn Harkup – author and science communicator

Adam Brownsell – editor of Chemistry World

David Hass – director of UK communications, AkzoNobel

Demonstration Lecture

Andrea Sella teaches and researches chemistry at University College London, UK. He gives regular public lectures, has advised for and appeared on several TV and radio shows, and writes Classic kit – a regular Chemistry World column about chemical apparatus.

The Chemistry World science communication competition is supported by AkzoNobel