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Talk Past event

THE DISCOVERY COLLECTIONS WITH DR TAMMY HORTON

06 Jul 2023

The Discovery Collections are made up of thousands of deep-sea biological samples dating back as far as 1925, providing insight and understanding into some of the deepest parts of the ocean. The collection is continually growing thanks to current research expeditions that gather new data, expanding our knowledge of these largely unexplored places. This vitally important collection tells its own story, and is used by scientists and research institutes across the globe.

In this lecture, Tammy Horton, Research Scientist and Curator of the Discovery Collections, provides first-hand insight into the collection, explaining both the historical and modern methods of collection, and how it is helping shape current scientific understanding of our world.

This is part of a series of talks supporting our Monsters of the Deep exhibition. The talks are free to join and the restaurant will be open for drinks and light snacks.

Where?Mess Deck Restaurant
Time? 6pm – 8pm
Cost?Free
Booking?Pre-booking is required.

Whilst the talks are free to attend, places are limited so please book your tickets in advance to guarantee your place.