Marine Life Talks

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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 7pm, please arrive at 6.45pm to be met in Reception. National Oceanography Centre Southampton can be reached via Dock Gate 4 (between Town Quay and Ocean Village).

Thursday, 12 November, 2015 - 19:15 to 20:30
Live foram PLEASE NOTE – November’s Marine Life Talk will break from tradition and take place on the second Thursday of the month – 12 November 2015 Evolution, climate and the fossil record: what...
Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 19:15 to 21:30
Centrophorus squamosus 2 July 2015 – The secret world of deep-sea sharks – Christopher Bird You’re a mile down. It’s cold, dark and the pressure is crushing. The light from surface waters is almost a distant...
Thursday, 7 May, 2015 - 19:30 to 21:00
Marine Life Talks 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...
Thursday, 2 April, 2015 - 19:15 to 21:30
Hydrothermal vent worms (courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) 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,...
Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 19:15 to 21:30
The physiology of climate change 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...
Thursday, 8 January, 2015 - 19:15 to 21:30
Coloured coccolithophores 5 February 2015 – Coccolithophores: microscopic algae with a global impact – Chris Daniels Coccolithophores are group of diverse, microscopic, single-celled algae found throughout the...
Thursday, 8 January, 2015 - 19:15
Osborne Bay 8 January 2015 – Dr Tim Ferrero, Head of Marine Conservation, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust – Mud, Maps and Marine Conservation Zones: The role of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight...
Thursday, 4 December, 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
Marine Life Talks CANCELLED –  Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Marine Life Talk scheduled for 4 December will not now take place. The next talk will be on 8 January 2015.  
Thursday, 2 October, 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
Shipwrecks and submerged worlds – 2 October 2014 2 October 2014 – Peter Campbell Shipwrecks and submerged worlds Maritime archaeology is the study of human engagement with the sea and inland waterways. Archaeology provides information on...
Thursday, 4 September, 2014 - 19:15 to 21:30
A cruise to the Hadal Zone 4 September 2014 – Matteo Ichino Report of a cruise to the Hadal Zone In this talk Matteo will focus on the current understanding of the ecology in Hadal Trenches, mostly focusing on his...