As team captain for Newcastle, I took part in this year’s Christmas University Challenge along side some illustrious folk.
October 5th 7pm PDT I’ll be speaking about seahorses at the Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California.
At this year’s Cambridge Science festival I’ll be exploring the wonders of sharks
In autumn 2015, I gave a lecture about the wonders of the ocean – mostly of the shelled varieties – at the Royal Institution in London. Here’s the video of the whole lecture.
On Oct 18th I’ll be at the Off the Shelf literary festival in Sheffield, talking about my latest book Spirals in Time.
I’ll be at Wilderness Festival in August speaking about my book Spirals in Time.
On Friday 17th July I’ll be performing at Latitude festival.
April 21st I’ll be joining an amazing line up for Science Showoff, curated by Neil Denney from Little Atoms podcast, all in aid of Resonance FM.
May 18th I’ll be at the Boathouse pub in Cambridge for a foody night of Pint of Science. I’ll be talking about my visit to the mangrove forests of West Africa where I met an amazing group of women who gather oysters and joined in with their celebrations at the world’s noisiest and most colourful oyster festival.
Free tickets now available for my talk at this year’s Cambridge Science Festival. On Sunday 15th March, 2.15 – 3pm
In November I’ll be speaking at the Royal Geographical Society’s annual expedition and fieldwork planning weekend in London. I’ll be offering advice on communicating your discoveries both during and after an expedition.
On June 13th I’m taking part in an evening event at Imperial College’s new Digital Media Lab with a panel of wonderful speakers who’ll be discussing whether Digital can Save the Oceans.
Here are some highlight’s from Just a Minnow at the Festival of Ideas in Cambridge’s Zoology Museum last year.
For this year’s Cambridge Science Festival I’ll be trying to persuade you to like fish and other ocean critters as much as we do whales.
I was thrilled to get invited to speak at TEDx at LSE. It’s on 9 March and I think the tickets are nearly sold out already. The theme is Redfining Your Boundaries.
Here’s the video of the time I got lost at sea at the Lost Lectures. .
A little while ago I got lost at sea and washed up in a disused lighthouse in London’s docklands. As luck would have it I found myself in a room full of people sitting in life rings on the floor. When the shout went out ‘is there a marine biologist in the house?’, naturally I stepped up and volunteered …