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 6 October 2016 - 19:00 to 21:30
Humpback whales 6 October 2016 – Marine Conservation Efforts in Southern Mozambique Speaker: Francesca Trotman Love the Oceans, founded in 2014 by University of Southampton graduate Francesca Trotman, is...
Thursday 1 September 2016 - 19:30 to 21:00
Corals Being a coral nutritionist: How does the diet of a reef coral affect its health and ability to cope with rising temperatures? Speaker: Sabrina Rosset – Coral reefs have been hitting the...
Thursday 4 August 2016 - 19:30 to 21:00
Marine Life Talk – August 2016 4 August 2016 – Using DNA to explore invasive species – how four letters open up a window into the world of the globe’s hitchhikers Speaker: Steven Bourne Invasive species are a hot topic in...
Thursday 7 July 2016 - 19:30 to 21:00
The supercontinent of Pangaea surrounded by an ocean of changing pH 7 July 2016 – Using a model to understand ocean acidification in the past and present Speaker: Ross Whiteford Ocean acidification occurs when carbon dioxide enters the ocean. This is...
Friday 3 June 2016 - 09:15 to 20:30
Capturing our Coast 3 June 2016 – Capturing our Coast: Empowering citizens to do extraordinary science on spectacular shores Speakers: Dr Katrin Bohn and Ms Abbi Scott – Capturing our Coast (‘CoCoast’) is a...
Saturday 21 May 2016 - 10:00 to 16:30
National Oceanography Centre Open Day 2016 Saturday 21 May 2016 10.30 am - 4.00 pm (last entry 3.30 pm) For one day of the year the centre opens it's doors to the public, giving a unique view into the ground breaking science and...
Tuesday 15 March 2016 - 00:00 to Thursday 17 March 2016 - 00:00
Oceanology International 2016 15–17 March 2016 The NOC will be exhibiting at Oceanology International in March at stand A235,showcasing capability in both Science and Technology. Running alongside will be programme of...
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...