Week In Geek: 25 June-1 July 2012

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Week In Geek: 25 June-1 July 2012

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London events for people with curious minds.

Monday 25 June

CLIMATE: In association with the US Embassy, the Royal Institution puts on a rare free event (we presume, as no info is given on price) about the past, present and future of Earth's climate. FREE, 7pm

Tuesday 26 June

VISUALISATION: Is there beauty in scientific data? Imperial College explores the idea with an exhibition at Brick Lane Gallery that runs from today until 2 July. FREE, 1-6pm each day

ARCHITECTURE: RIBA hosts another Last Tuesday open day at its Portland Place HQ. This month's theme seems to be play and sport, with a handful of talks, games and events throughout the evening. FREE, 6pm

SLEEP: This month's Cosy Science event gets even cosier with a look at the science of sleep. UCL researcher Jason Rihel is at the Exmouth Arms to pull a few zzzzzs. FREE, 7pm

NEUROSCIENCE: Mo Costandi is this month's guest speaker at London Skeptics in the Pub (the Monarch, Camden Town). Mo will talk about new developments in neuroscience and how they might provide insights into why people believe in paranormal stuff. £2, 7.30pm

DOMESTIC SCIENCE: Helen Arney and Rob Wells deploy the blender of entertainment, mixing comedy, science and home cooking. This Edinburgh preview takes place in the diminutive upstairs room at the Green Man, Riding House Street. Further dates are available next week if you can't get in. £4, 8pm

Wednesday 27 June

REGENERATIVE MEDICINE: Or, in other words, growing new body parts to replace faulty or missing ones. For a talk about recent progress, head along to another free event at the Royal Institution. FREE, 7pm

HISTORY OF SCIENCE: Join Quentin Cooper and Chris Hilton at Wellcome Collection for a talk about two 19th Century quaker scientists. FREE, 7pm

Thursday 28 June

ARCHITECTURE: This one sounds a bit special — a free talk by architect Sir Terry Farrell in the beautiful St Bride's about whether London can ever be masterplanned. Sir Tez, as we like to call him, is the man behind such places as  the MI6 headquarters at Vauxhall and that massive office building above Charing Cross station. FREE, 6.30pm

ANATOMY: Explore the relationship between art and anatomy at Wellcome Collection, with three speakers. FREE, 7pm

Sunday 1 July

ENGINEERING: It's the monthly open day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum on Southwark Street, an engineering workshop where materials were tested for strength. FREE, 11am-3pm

GEEK COMEDY: Geek Night Out, downstairs at The Comedy Pub on Oxendon Street, promises "Paul Harry Allen, Luke Benson and Josie Long as well as improv from The Rogues and other surprises". Paul Gannon MCs. FREE, 8pm

Let us know if we missed anything in the comments, and tip us off about future events by emailing matt@londonist.com

Last Updated 24 June 2012