27th March 2019

3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Geological Society Public Lecture: Diamond windows into the deep Earth

Free lecture at 3pm and 6pm. For more information visit the Geological Society website.

3rd April 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Reforming the Whale

Humankind and whales have had a remarkably long but rather bloody relationship. This stretches from prehistory, when stranded carcasses provided food to coastal communities, and includes the infamous heyday of

9th April 2019

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Falerii Novi (Lzaio, Italy)

Free public lecture at the Society of Antiquaries of London

17th April 2019

3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Geological Society Public Lecture: Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development

Free lecture at 3pm and 6pm. For more information visit the Geological Society website.

18th April 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

How and Why Biological Shapes change during Evolution

History of Ideas from D’Arcy Thompson to Developmental Genetics In 1917, D’Arcy Thompson in his book On Growth and Form claimed that living organisms and their parts should be viewed as geometric

1st May 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Putting Flesh on Ancient Bones

The origins and early evolution of dinosaurs remain controversial. This is partially due to the challenging nature of many early dinosaur remains, which have suffered crushing, breakage or deformation during

7th May 2019

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

The Shows and Sights of Georgian London

Free public lecture at the Society of Antiquaries of London

16th May 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Evolution in the Genome

Studying Brightly-Coloured Tropical Butterflies to Understand Evolution and Speciation Since the time of Darwin, the remarkable mimicry seen among South American Heliconius butterflies has fascinated evolutionary biologists. These butterflies have

4th June 2019

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

The Staffordshire Hoard Project

Free public lecture at the Society of Antiquaries of London

5th June 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Plants of the Qur’ān and other Religious Texts

Preserving Cultural History in a Changing World About 75 plants are mentioned in the Qur’ān and other Islamic texts and about 130 in Biblical texts. Most plants have a history