A face from the archives

16 October 2018 by

Emanuel Mendes da Costa (1717-1791) is not one of the most high-profile past Fellows of the Royal Society. To the…

Detained in Douglas

18 September 2018 by

Prior to the Second World War, many German, Italian or Austrian nationals lived and worked in the UK. As the…

Chemists in demand

21 August 2018 by

As a new cataloguer at the Royal Society, I’m relishing the opportunity to handle some wonderful and historically significant records…

Paths of discovery

7 August 2018 by

As my time as an intern at the Royal Society comes to an end, I’d like to take the opportunity…

Watching and wondering

16 May 2018 by

In January the Royal Society Archive received an exciting donation of the correspondence and photographs of a Nobel Prize winner –…