Marine Life Talks

Marine Life Talk Posters

A series of monthly talks on marine conservation topics. These talks are open to the public and admission is free.

The Marine Life Talks are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm, please arrive at 7.15pm to be met in Reception. National Oceanography Centre Southampton can be reached via Dock Gate 4 (between Town Quay and Ocean Village).


Sea Turtle, copyright Greenpeace / Marco Care
Talk Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
4 June 2015 – Our relationship with the sea – Emma Cavan Prior to the late 1800s, humans utilised the oceans for thousands of years to find new lands and to source food in sustainable ways. Technological development has...
Marine Life Talks
Talk Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 19:30 - 21:00
Due to unforeseen circumstances there will not be a Marine Life Talk this month Devotees of the Marine Life Talks may be interested in the following public talks taking place later this month: Pint of Science If you have ever wanted to combine...
Hydrothermal vent worms - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Talk Date: Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
2 April 2015 – Deep-sea tubeworms and super-fast fossils – Magdalena Georgieva PhD student at Natural History Museum, London and University of Leeds Polychaete worms are multi-segmented, bristly worms that dominate almost all...
The physiology of climate change
Talk Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
5 March 2015 – The physiology of climate change: move, acclimatise, adapt or die – James Morris Physiology, the study of how life functions, can tell us great deal about how organisms are persisting in their current habitats. It...
Coloured coccolithophores
Talk Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 19:15 - 21:30
5 February 2015 – Coccolithophores: microscopic algae with a global impact – Chris Daniels Coccolithophores are group of diverse, microscopic, single-celled algae found throughout the world’s oceans. They are unique because...

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