Mountain biking the Continental Divide - Davy Patterson

Davy will talk about his experiences on the Tour Divide, a cycle event along the Rockies from Canada to the Mexican border in which no outside assistance is allowed.

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Dr Merav Amir

Merav will talk us through one of the most intractable conflicts of our time, looking at what makes its resolution so difficult and how we can think about what the future may hold.

The invaders - Jasper Parsons

Jasper has research experience on sea birds and fish from the UK and Africa and practical experience from managing and owning an oyster farm in Strangford Lough. His illustrated talk will consider the issue of invasive species.