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Do you know a child who is fascinated by fossils, besotted by barometers or curious about calligraphy?

The search is on for remarkable youngsters to take part in the next series of Channel 4's hit series Child Genius. Some of the country's smartest eight to 12-year-olds will battle it out through tough rounds of spelling, mental arithmetic, memory and verbal reasoning in a bid to claim the title.

07 Dec 2017


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What do IQ and intelligence mean to you? Curious students and sixth formers with great research and writing skills are invited to enter the inaugural British Mensa research essay competition.

Students are invited to vie for one of two awards, each worth £100, by submitting an essay based on research into the field of IQ and intelligence.

Students from any academic field may enter and the remit is intentionally broad to encompass politics, sociology, sport, business, neurology and many more.

03 Nov 2015


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Amazing feats of mental agility from some of the sharpest young minds in the country will be showcased on national television as Channel 4’s popular Child Genius programme returns to our screens.

The third series of the programme, which sees 20 children aged between eight and 12 battle it out across a range of mental agility tests, starts on Tuesday (June 30) at 9pm on Channel 4.

Mensa’s gifted child consultant Lyn Kendall acts as an advisor to the programme.

26 Jun 2015


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Pictured: Back: Ben Kleppmann, David Power, Rupesh Mahandru; front: Mabel Gargan, Kirsten Dottermusch, Vogue Williams, Paul McKinley


Irish Mensa members have been rubbing shoulders with celebrities while helping out with a new television documentary.

When RTE, Ireland's national broadcaster, decided to commission a programme about high IQ, schools and education, the producers turned to Mensa for help.

26 Mar 2015


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Do you want to sharpen up your mental agility and perception with a fun daily workout? The new Mensa Brain Training app can target those areas where the brain needs most attention - memory, concentration, agility, perception and reasoning.

The app is the definitive daily workout for the brain and has been developed by Barnstorm Games in association with the high IQ society. It is available now for iOS with a free seven-day trial.

26 Feb 2015


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Are you ready to pit your brains against some of the brightest people worldwide – and win $25,000?

Mensa has teamed up with internet security giant Kaspersky Lab to launch a new online quizzing portal which gives users chance to win cash and one of a range of monthly and one-off prizes, including a bat signed by Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and an all expenses paid trip to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

19 Aug 2014


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