I give talks for schools, book shops, science festivals, literary festivals and other events, about my books, the oceans and the environment.

If you’d like me to talk at your event do please get in touch.



28 November Young Marine Biologist Summit. Marine Biology Association. Online.

9 December Why the Deep Ocean Matters. Engtalk. The Institution of Engineering and Technology. Online.



February 6 Why Oceans Matter

University of South Florida, St Petersburg

March 14 Spirals in Time and Wondrous forms of life with Tim Pond

The Exchange, Twickenham

March 17 Exploring the secret lives of octopuses

Cambridge Science Festival

June 3 The wonders of fish

U3A Blackbourne, Suffolk. 

June 3 In conversation

Festival of Nature, Bristol

October 10 Exploring the wonders of the deep

New Scientist Live, London

October 27 The night that launched a thousand ships

The Cutty Sark, London

October 28 Level up Human

The Barbican, London

November 1 The science and wonders of sharks (before a special showing of the movie Jaws).

Museum of Zoology, Cambridge

Online talks to watch

My talk at the Royal Institution in London about the wonders of seashells.

At Google I spoke about my book Eye of the Shoal, with artist Aaron John Gregory discussing his creative process making the artwork for the book.

My Tedx talk.