public events

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.

NOC Open Day Southampton 2019

Registration for the 2019 event is open now.

UPDATED – November’s Marine Life Talk in Southampton – change of date

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 plankton can tell us – speaker Anieke Brombacher

Pint of Science

Pint of Science

18–20 May 2015 – If you have ever wanted to combine intellectual stimulation, entertainment and freshly brewed beer, then make sure you book a ticket for this year’s international ‘Pint of Science’ festival, which will see NOC scientists delivering lively and interactive talks on oceanography in Southampton’s Dancing man Brewery.

Success for NOC’s Ocean and Earth Day

Ocean and Earth Day 2015

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in collaboration with Ocean and Earth Science at the University of Southampton proved that ocean and Earth science and its world-leading technology is high on the agenda across the Solent region, reporting a significant increase in visitor numbers to its 2015 interactive public open day.

CANCELLED – Marine Life Talk – 7 May 2015

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:

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton - 2 April 2015

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

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton - 5 March 2015

The physiology of climate change

5 March 2015 – The physiology of climate change: move, acclimatise, adapt or die –

James Morris

TONIGHT! Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton – 5 February 2015

Coloured coccolithophores

5 February 2015 – Coccolithophores: microscopic algae with a global impact –

Chris Daniels

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton – 8 January 2015

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 Wildlife Trust in marine conservation