The Exploration Board ‘Report Back Evening’ is a wonderful opportunity for our student expedition members to showcase their achievements and share their experiences with us from expeditions that took place during 2022 and 2023. Many of those students will, of course, have benefitted from your generosity via the RCSA Trust who financially support these expeditions. There will be tales to tell alongside some wonderful images, so we would be delighted if you were to join us on: Wednesday 6 December, 18.00-19.30Royal School of Mines, Room 1.47, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 5HF The presentations will be followed by an informal reception […]
The curtain was brought down on the 2023 FoNS Make-A-Difference competition, at a star-studded final which took place on the 1st of November 2023. But 2024 will be a bit special. It brings us, not only another MAD competition, but also its 10th anniversary. Yes! It is ten years already, since the competition was begun in 2014. And so we start another round of the contest with the launch of the 2024 competition taking place in just a few day’s time on 22nd November 2023. To remind you, the FoNS-MAD competition is open to undergraduates of FoNS (or to undergraduates […]
We have settled on a date for our first post-covid Annual General Meeting: February 6th 2024, a Tuesday. Keep tuned for further details, but for now just pop the date in your diary and keep the evening free for a trip into South Kensington.
Try as we may, we just couldn’t separate the two wonderfully talented RCS women that were our top nominations for the prestigious 2023 ‘RCSA Prize‘. So, as has happened on three previous occasions, BOTH candidates were awarded the prize. At a brief ceremony in front of Queen Victoria’s statue on Commemoration Day, Professor Richard Craster, Dean of RCS (or Dean of FoNS if you want to be terribly modern), and Mike Munroe, President of the RCSA, shared the officiating duties and presented Bilgesu Aydin from Physics, and Vanessa Madu from Mathematics with their their framed certificates and with cheques for […]
You are very welcome to celebrate with the youngsters (though perhaps you still ARE a youngster!) The RCSU are delighted to extend an ‘invitation to party’ to all RCSA members and their friends. The youngsters are celebrating with anyone and everyone who is graduating that Commemoration Day and you are most welcome to join them. The party takes place at Infernos, Clapham from 9pm on Wednesday the 18th October. Tickets are just £6.00. You can click here for tickets and further details….. (you can create an account here…. or click on the head and shoulder avatar at top right. There are a few […]
The Summer 2023 SKADL Darts League has been won by the Ordinary Punters having seen off their opposition in twelve of their sixteen fixtures. They become the second winners of the “RCSA Purse”: £100 of prize money. Our very own ORCS, the “Old Royal College of Science” darts team, were victorious in nine of their fixtures and came in at third place. Meanwhile, at the other end of the table, our RCSA Double Elevens team ended up in a very creditable 9th position – an impressive achievement for their very first season. To remind you, the various teams in SKADL […]
As alumni of Imperial College, you should have already been approached about the Imperial Brand Project. You will have received a pdf copy of the report, “Imperial College London Brand identity Discovery: A summary August 2023“, and given access to a 20 minute password-protected video. The password is to be found in your email from Zoe Paxton, Imperial’s Director of Communications but if you have problems finding it, get in touch and we will help. Finally, and most important, is the feedback form. The deadline for responding through this feedback form is Friday 13 October – a date that will […]
Seven students, two of whom are scientists, along with two recent alumni have won the support of the RCSA Trust and of the IC Exploration Board for their Lofoten Islands, Norway 2023 Expedition. The Lofoten Islands are a collection of seven main islands and countless smaller islands 300 km to the north of the Arctic Circle. All accomplished mountaineers and associated with IC Mountaineering Club, the nine young adventurers will spend two weeks in August in a self-skippered cruising sailboat, stopping at various cliffs and climbing areas, as they make a counter-clockwise lap of the archipelago. The sailing will be […]
You’ll find updated ‘MEMBER NEWS’ accessible from the navigation strip, or you can link to it from here…… You’ll find an account of the mysterious RCSA key found in Rutland, another exciting activity from Dr. MC Black, news from Terry Sweeney and more.
The name, ‘The Centre for Environmental Policy’ or CEP for short, came into existence eighteen years ago in 2005, but its history can be traced all the way back to 1976 and the formation of ICCET – the Centre for Environmental Technology. So, a mere fifty years too late, we think it is about time we formally welcomed all CEP students, alumni and staff into the RCSA. CEP is a postgraduate-only department which focuses on the interface between science and policy in key environmental subjects, through interdisciplinary study of science, technology and innovation. There are several such interdisciplinary groups within […]