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The Summer Science Exhibition is the Royal Society's showcase of cutting edge science.

Two Science Exhibitions were held in 2006, with one in London in July and another in Glasgow in September. Many of the exhibits from London travelled to Glasgow, but there were also exhibits that were exclusive to each. Use the links below to explore what was on offer.

London and Glasgow

Exclusive to London

  • Controlling a bird flu pandemic - University of Oxford, Murrumbateman, Australia, Australian Science Communicator
  • Go to the ant and be wise - Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects,University of Sheffield, Computational Systems Biology Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Department of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire
  • Hydrogen - fuel of the future? - Cirencester Deer Park School, University of Manchester, Cranfield University
  • Our planet - our future - University of the West of England, Bristo
  • Puzzling plastics - University of Leeds, University of Sheffield, University of Bradford, Unilever, European Synchrotron Research Facility, Grenoble, France, CCLRC, Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Warrington, UK
  • Rough Guide to Mars - Open University, Professor Jan-Peter Muller and Alexander Zoutsos, University College London, Trinity College Dublin, Free University of Berlin, Imperial College London, Oxford Brookes University
  • The breathing forest - University of York, University of Edinburgh, Forest Research, University of Sheffield
  • The excitement of 'time' - Durham University, University of Cambridge

Exclusive to Glasgow