13th February 2019

12:30 pm and 3:00 pm

Deceivers, Doppelgangers and Degenerates

Animals are dazzlingly diverse, yet we know next to nothing about them, from how many species there are on Earth to how they live. Why is this? Ross will explore

13th February 2019

3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Geological Society Public Lecture: Geological disposal of radioactive waste in the UK

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

15th February 2019

6:30 pm and 8:00 pm

Mary’s Hand: An evening focusing on Queen Mary I

Enjoy an evening of entertainment focused on Queen Mary I

21st February 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Annual Debate: The Future of Plant Science

In association with the London Evolutionary Research Network (LERN). Plant science has never been more important or relevant. We live in a demanding age, where environmental change along with increasing

25th February 2019

10:00 am and 5:00 pm

Secret Spaces: Medieval Sacristies, Vestries, Treasure Rooms and their Contents

Free public lecture at the Society of Antiquaries of London

6th March 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

The History of Seed Exchange

This lecture will explore the material practices of exchanging and saving seeds during the long eighteenth century. Drawing on the Linnean Society’s rich carpological collections, this lecture will trace the

12th March 2019

10:30 am and 12:00 pm

March Public Tour

Explore the Society of Antiquaries’ historic apartments and exciting collections.

19th March 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Flowers in Vintage Vases

The course will include a visit to the unique Linnean Treasures Collection and a visit to the Library to see flower illustrations The classes will take place in the newly-built

21st March 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Nature’s Palette: Understanding how Flowers Pattern their Petals

Flowering plants very often display striking patterns on their petals. These patterns are key to attract pollinators and are very elaborate, combining different pigmentations but also an amazing array of

22nd March 2019

10:00 am and 5:00 pm

Linnean Society Conference: Diversity within Natural History

23.9% of students studying biosciences in the UK are minority ethnic, yet only 4.4% make it as Professors. Why is that? This conference will try to address this while also