Other Microlectures

Snow widows: Captain Scott's Antarctic expedition through the eyes of the women they left behind

For the first time Katherine MacInnes retells the story of Captain Scott's race for the South Pole from the perspective of the five women left behind. 

COVID-19, transport and green recovery? - Dr Llinos Brown

A discussion of how travel has changed in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic and what this might mean for a green recovery.

Maps can be beautiful, iconic and influential. Hugh draws on the Society's unparalleled collection to show how they have lured travellers to places from the 1600s to the present day.

There's too much plastic in our oceans, much of it as microscopic particles. Where does it come from? Where does it do most harm? And what can we do about it?