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Grains of truth

In a guest article for Black History Month, Sir Geoff Palmer talks about his distinguished career as a grain scientist, and his recent work on the…

Meeting my heroes

Mathematician Nira Chamberlain talks about some of the inspirational figures he encountered when chairing the 'Black Heroes of Mathematics'…

Light and Airy

Clues to the early life and scientific interests of Astronomer Royal George Biddell Airy can be found in his portrait at the Royal Society, as Daniel…

Counting lives

In the first of a series of articles to celebrate Black History Month 2021, Keith Moore gives an overview of our themes: biography, talent and the…

Sleight of hand

Katherine Marshall discovers how the Royal Society came to possess images of Dorothy Hodgkin FRS by three major artists: Henry Moore, Graham…

Certified success

Jon Bushell explains how a project to re-photograph more than 5,800 Royal Society Election Certificates has resulted in a much-improved digital…

Fellow architects

Join Library Manager Rupert Baker on a virtual walking tour, visiting historic buildings near the Royal Society which were designed by our Fellows.

Sylva and grey

Frankie Chappell discovers some important conservation initiatives by Fellows of the Royal Society, featuring the saviour of the Père David’s deer and…

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