Thursday 3 November, 1-2pm, Djanogly Theatre Lakeside. Dr Gavin Thomas, zoologist at the University of Sheffield, explores the tree of life of birds with particular focus on the role that natural history collections continue to play in understanding avian evolutionary history.
From 19 August until 4 December Manuscripts and Special Collections is holding an exhibition on Francis Willughby, the local natural historian. Francis Willughby (1635-72): A Natural Historian And His Collections will run at the Weston Gallery, Nottingham Lakeside Arts. More details can be found here:
There are 6 talks connected to the exhibition. All of these are free and are being held in the Djanogly Theatre at Lakeside: