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Explore the latest work from the Royal Society, from news stories and blog posts to policy statements and projects. You can also find resources for teachers and history of science researchers.


Thousands of letters by astronomer Sir John Herschel digitised for first time on Royal Society online archive

Historical letters by astronomer Sir John Herschel have been published online for the first time...

07 June 2024

Less than a month to go before Royal Society opens doors for annual Summer Science Exhibition

With less than a month to go before the Royal Society opens its doors for its annual Summer Science Exhibition (2-7 July 2024), excitement is building for this annual celebration...

03 June 2024

Royal Society Publishing and Royal Photographic Society join forces for annual Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition

The Royal Society and Royal Photographic Society (RPS) have partnered for the annual Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition. The competition, which opens for entries today, celebrates the power of photography...

31 May 2024
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Red teaming large language models (LLMs) for resilience to scientific disinformation

The Royal Society and Humane Intelligence co-hosted a red teaming event to scrutinise and bring attention to the potential vulnerabilities and resilience to scientific disinformation in large language models (LLM’s)....

23 May 2024

Increasing healthy life expectancy: the policy implications of geroscience

A policy briefing that explores the emerging field of geroscience, a scientific discipline at the intersection of basic ageing biology, chronic disease and frailty....

01 May 2024

Practical inquiry in secondary science education

This report provides a synthesis and assessment of research concerning beneficial effects of practical inquiry on secondary school students....

24 April 2024
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