Event news

Event news items are listed below.

You may be interested in the Marine Life talks.


Between 22 and 26 July 2019, the National Oceanography Centre is hosting the BIARRITZ Project Workshop, which aims to bring together observationalists and modellers in a series of practical workshops and sessions to advance our understanding of the Twilight Zone.

NOC at the Bluedot Festival

Plankton Poo Pinball

Scientists and engineers from the National Oceanography Centre are bringing ocean robots and plankton poo games to this years Bluedot Festival, situated at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire.

Deadline for MATS2019 abstract submissions approaching

The deadline for abstract submissions for the NOC's Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase (12-14 November) is fast approaching. The call closes on July 19, so you're advised to get yours in while you can. See the website for a full run-down of this year's themes and for details of how to submit your proposal. 

NOC Open Day Liverpool 2019

Registration for the 2019 event in LIVERPOOL, 11 May, is open now.

The National Oceanography Centre is opening its doors to mark 100 years since the founding of the Liverpool Tidal Institute, a key development in the history of the NOC, the City of Liverpool and the study of our oceans.

The NOC at Oceanology International Americas 2019

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will be represented at this year’s Oceanology International Americas conference in San Diego, California (25-27 February 2019).

NOC Open Day Southampton 2019

Registration for the 2019 event is open now.

The Ocean Tide and the Port of Liverpool

This free meeting, open to the public as well as the science community, marks the 100th anniversary of the world-famous Liverpool Tidal Institute, founded at University of Liverpool in 1919 before moving to Bidston Observatory on the Wirral.

RINGO annual science meeting

The annual meeting of the RINGO project (Readiness of ICOS for Necessities of Integrated Global Observations) will be held from 20 March to 22 March at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. RINGO aims to improve the readiness of the European environmental science community to measure and monitor the global Carbon cycle.

Register today for Ocean Business 2019

Ocean Business is being held at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK from 9-11 April 2019. Firmly established as one of the most important international events in the ocean technology calendar, Ocean Business is FREE to attend and is expected to attract more than 5,000+ visitors from over 60 countries.

CommOCEAN2018 Exhibition

Autosub Long Range appearing at NERC's Unearthed Event


This is a free afternoon of fun, hands-on, educational displays all about ocean science (suitable for kids of all ages).