12th June 2019

3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Geological Society Public Lecture: Did the Earth move for you? From slow slip to Great Earthquakes

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

20th June 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

American Eden

David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic In 1801, a young New Yorker named David Hosack—soon to be chosen as attending physician at the duel

19th July 2019

6:00 pm and 9:00 pm

Courtyard Late: Elements

Burlington House Courtyard Summer Late: ELEMENTS See the Burlington House Courtyard like never before and discover the six learned societies that reside here, furthering the study of art, history and

4th September 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Linnean Society Lunchtime Lecture–London National Park City: What If?

London is launching as the world’s first National Park City in July 2019. A place, a movement, a vision the National Park City is encouraging everyone in London to get

18th September 2019

3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Geological Society Public Lecture: The Big Antarctic Freeze

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

19th September 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Linnean Society Evening Lecture–Sampling the Deep

Research into ecological and physiological patterns in the deep sea suffers the restriction of limited access to the environment. Deep sea research remains a field where questions still greatly exceed

9th October 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Linnean Society Lunchtime Lecture–Unravelling the Ecology of Invasive Non-Native Species

Invasive non-native (=alien) species are increasing at unprecedented rates globally and there is no sign of saturation. The need to predict invasions to inform biosecurity is widely acknowledged but challenging;

17th October 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Linnean Society Evening Lecture–Badgers, Bees and Biodiversity: Can we really have an Evidence-Based Environmental Policy?

Science Policy Lecture 2019 In association with the Systematics Association The talk will explore the interplay between science and policy in the environment. It will discuss the different roles of

23rd October 2019

10:00 am and 5:00 pm

Linnean Society Day Meeting–Palaeobotany and Palynology

This year the Linnean Society Palaeobotany and Palynology Specialist Groups will be holding a joint meeting. The focus of the talks will be current techniques in palaeobotany and palynology and

30th October 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Linnean Society Lunchtime Lecture–Not the Sincerest Form of Flattery: The Puzzle of Imperfect Batesian Mimicry

Cheating is rife in nature. For example, some palatable prey deceive predators by resembling defended or unpalatable “model” species. This form of deception, known as Batesian mimicry, provides some exquisite