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A rough guide to engineering



The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


Explore how engineering has changed our everyday lives with the Science Made Simple team and discover how engineering shapes the world around us.

The Science Made Simple team

Come find out what engineers do and how they do it. Learn how engineers build structures that survive earthquakes, cook food using only mirrors and design cars that travel hundreds of miles an hour.

Running times

This event will run from 12pm-1pm, 2pm-3pm and 4pm-5pm

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • Register at info desk on arrival
  • The Royal Society building gets very busy during weekends, so please arrive in plenty of time
  • This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2016

For all enquiries, please contact

A rough guide to engineering

This event will be repeated at 2pm and 4pm.

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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