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Darwin Diagnosed
2 October 2014
 
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Darwin’s Bards
1 October 2014
 
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Open House
20 September 2014
 
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Who Needs Taxonomists?
11 September 2014
 
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Conversazione 2014
3 July 2014
 
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Field Trip 2014
Field Trip 2014
14 June 2014
 
Anniversay 2014
 
Birkbeck lecture
 
Wallace show photo Simon Gough
You Should Ask Wallace
For this year's Christmas event Theatr na nÓg will tell the story of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823 - 1913), a Victorian naturalist who discovered the theory of evolution.
9 December 2013
 
lusus naturae British Library
Sir John Hill and Linnaean Taxonomy in Georgian England
In this lecture George Rousseau will delve into eighteenth century London and consider who popularised the methods and botanical treatises of Linnaeus. This talk will focus on the notorious Sir John Hill and whether he really did introduced Linnaeus to his fellow countrymen.
2 December 2013
 
Anastrepha magnicurva Hennig
Willi Hennig and the Future of Phylogenetic Systematics
Will Hennig arguably exerted the strongest theoretical influence on the practice and course of systematic biology of anyone since Charles Darwin. This event will describe the impact of his work on comparative biology and celebrates his scientific achievements.
27 November 2013
 
Peacock_Inachis_Leonie Berwick
Butterflies: from tattoos to transects
This lecture is part of the Birkbeck Ecology and Conservation Studies Society autumn lecture series 'Invertebrates and us - the good the bad and the ugly',supported by the Linnean Society of London.
15 November 2013
 
Beaver, Scotland
The British conservation model
This debate will consider the practice of re-wilding and its place in restoring Britain's natural landscapes versus more conventional practices such as wildlife management and conservation.
13 November 2013
 
Honey bee_Leonie Berwick
Are neonicotinoid pesticides to blame for bee declines?
This lecture is part of the Birkbeck Ecology and Conservation Studies Society autumn lecture series 'Invertebrates and us - the good the bad and the ugly',supported by the Linnean Society of London.
8 November 2013
 
Shutterstock, dragonfly Rob Hainer
The unseen heroes of land and water
This lecture is part of the Birkbeck Ecology and Conservation Studies Society autumn lecture series 'Invertebrates and us - the good the bad and the ugly',supported by the Linnean Society of London.
1 November 2013
 
Passiflora
Palynology Specialist Group Meeting
Pollen and spore research meeting. The Palynology Specialist Group brings together a disparate group of researchers covering all aspects of palynology. The meeting will cover this broad spectrum and aims to bring together research from both neo and palaeopalynology.
31 October 2013
 
Shutterstock Human Eye Anemone
The Darwin lecture on science and medicine
Stem cell research and potential applications to the treatment of eye diseases, Sir Martin Evans. This is a joint event between the Linnean Society of London and the Royal Society of Medicine.
30 October 2013
 
Palaeobotany_NHM Rhynie Chert
Palaeobotany Specialist Group Meeting
The 2013 Autumn Meeting of the Linnean Society Palaeobotany Specialist Group is open to all interested in palaeobotany. This year a session will be dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the discovery of the Rhynie Chert by Dr William Mackie in 1913.
30 October 2013
 
Where's wallace
Where's Wallace - LSF
26 October 2013
 
Buff tailed bees- Leonie Berwick
Where's the buzz?
This lecture is part of the Birkbeck Ecology and Conservation Studies Society autumn lecture series 'Invertebrates and us - the good the bad and the ugly',supported by the Linnean Society of London.
25 October 2013
 
Cicinnurus_regius-Wikipedia_Doug Janson
The Compleat Naturalist
In this talk Dr Knapp will celebrate A. R Wallace's many accomplishments with particular focus on his unparalleled observational skills & keen analysis of things he saw in the field.
22 October 2013
 
Natural History Museum Pictury Library - parasitic diseases
What's eating you?
This lecture is part of the Birkbeck Ecology and Conservation Studies Society autumn lecture series 'Invertebrates and us - the good the bad and the ugly',supported by the Linnean Society of London.
18 October 2013
 
Clavaria zollingeri, copyright Ern Emmett FLs.
Fungi, keystones of evolution and earth processes
This event aims to highlight the importance of fungi in terrestrial evolution and ecological systems. We also aim to explore the diversity of this kingdom and recognise their key role in ecosystem health. This event will be held during Biology Week 2013.
17 October 2013
 
Young Wild Boar Peter Krejzl Shutterstock
Truffles trees and animals_life in the black box
Mycorrhizas are a large group of fungi that colonise feeder rootlets of trees & are essential for the uptake of nutrients from soil by many plant species. This talk will examine the evolution of this diverse group, its vast distribution & the interaction of fungi, plants and animals.
17 October 2013
 
Isolated mite Sebastian Kaulitzki
Mites on corpses
This lecture is part of the Birkbeck Ecology and Conservation Studies Society autumn lecture series 'Invertebrates and us - the good the bad and the ugly',supported by the Linnean Society of London.
11 October 2013
 
Library Open House 2013
Open House 2013
As part of the London-wide event 'Open House 2013' the Linnean Society will be open to the public on Saturday 21st September. The Linnean Society is in the heart of London and the architecture of this purpose-built building is some of the finest in the city centre.
21 September 2013
 
Crowdsourcing - Ash dieback
Crowdsourcing genomic analyses of ash dieback – power to the people
This event will outline the impact of the devastating fungal disease, ash dieback across the UK. Professor Kamoun will outline the current impact of this emergent pathogen in addition to how the Sainsbury Laboratory hope to use 'crowdsource' analysis to gather scientific understanding as quickly as possible.
19 September 2013
 
Taxonomy and Systematics Plenary 2013
The Role of Museums and Collections in Biological Recording
This event will consider the irreplaceable value of natural science collections and the possible threats in loss of funding such as loss of curatorial expertise. Throughout the day experts will explore how museums can more effectively engage with recorders and taxonomists for the benefit of all.
18 September 2013
 
Conversazione 2013
Conversazione 2013
21 July 2013
 
Rich Boden_Movile Cave
Life Without Light
20 June 2013
 
plants
Anniversary Meeting
24 May 2013
 
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Badger
Badgers and TB
1 March 2013
 
River Ure_John Lawton
Making Space for Nature
21 February 2013
 
NHM map
The Hunt
24 November 2012
 
Farm
Linnean Debate
15 November 2012
 
Allan Octavian Hume
Allan Octavian Hume
23 October 2012
 
panda
Should we save the panda?
15 October 2012
 
Crimson winged Parrakeet by Edward Lear
Edward Lear
27 September 2012
 
Franz Joseph Glacier
Paleoclimatic impacts
20 September 2012
 
Conversazione 2012
Conversazione 2012
5 July 2012
 
Coffea stenophylla © Leonie Berwick
History of Coffee
14 June 2012