Other Microlectures

Join Kew’s Director of Science in this talk where he’ll share his personal journeys into our planet’s extraordinary biodiversity. Will we ever understand and protect it before it’s gone?

China’s present day geopolitical problems were born in the struggle to create a modern nation-state. Geographers played key roles in 'inventing' a new country.
 

Drawing on personal experiences, Niall describes the challenges and opportunities of biodiversity research where rapid development and illegal activities pose an immediate threat to the conservation of many endangered species.

In 2014, Canadian underwater archaeologists located the remains of HMS Erebus, Sir John Franklin’s vessel on his ill-fated 1845 expedition. Ryan Harris will present the discovery and investigation of this compelling shipwreck.