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Big Summer Science quiz

Online event


The Royal Society YouTube channel


This event is part of our Summer Science 2021 launch on Wednesday 7 July. A special evening featuring the return of our family friendly Big Summer Science quiz and lightning lecture sessions with some of our incredible 2021 research groups.

Summer Science, 8 - 11 July 2021

Our big, family-friendly online quiz returns for its second year. Get your team together and go for quiz glory, as comedian and science presenter Helen Arney is joined by special guests and Fellows of the Royal Society including Brian Cox and Martyn Poliakoff. The quiz will also include children’s author Izzi Howell, doctor and television presenter Kevin Fong and Francis Crick Institute scientist and Great British Bake-Off contestant Yan Tsou for quiz rounds on their favourite topics. The Society's very own Head Librarian, Keith Moore will also join the quiz to bring you a selection of treasures from the Royal Society archives. 

Attending this event online

  • The event will be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel on Wednesday 7 July 2021 at 6.30pm BST
  • The event will also be available afterwards on our YouTube channel
  • This event is suitable for ages 7+
  • This event is free to join and there is no registration required
  • Live subtitles will be available
  • Part of Summer Science 2021
  • Share on social media using #SummerScience
  • For all enquiries, please email

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