Christmas at the Ri means great science aimed at 10 -16 year olds of all ages. Many emiment scientists including Nobel prize winners acknowledge that watching the Christmas Lectures when they were young inspired them to study science.

I HAVE DIRECTED 13 SERIES

WINDFALL for BBC

Ri CHRISTMAS LECTURES

The lectures have been broadcast for 80 years mainly on the BBC, but between 2000 and 2007 they were shown on Channels 4 & 5.

Ri CHRISTMAS LECTURES

1999 - NEIL PEARSON

2005 - MARCUS DU SAUTOY

2006 - SIR JOHN KREBS

2007 - HUGH MONTGOMERY

2008 - CHRIS BISHOP

2010 - MARK MIODOWNIK

2011 - BRUCE HOOD

2012 - PETER WOTHERS (PICTURED)

2013 - ALISON WOOLLARD

2014 - DANIELLE GEORGE

2015 - KEVIN FONG

2016 - SAIFUL ISLAM

2017 - SOPHIE SCOTT