Welcome to the Rhubarb talks website

The 'Rhubarb Talks' are a series of seminars by PhD students for PhD students at NOCS.

Upcoming seminars are posted below and cover a whole range of scientific exploits. Talks are held every other Monday afternoon at 4.30pm in the postgrad lounge (node 086) and are accompanied by nibbles and refreshments.

For more info or to volunteer for a talk, please contact The Rhubarb Team: Liz (E.Sargent@noc.soton.ac.uk),
Rosanna (R.Greenop@noc.soton.ac.uk), Maike (mjsp106@soton.ac.uk) or Sara (Sara.Cregeen@noc.soton.ac.uk)

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

February 2010

On Monday 22nd February we have an aphrodesiac-inspired talk by Lisa Kamphausen entitled:

"Overfishing, mass-liquefication, and issues with finding a mate – no wonder there aren’t any oysters left in the Solent"

and earlier in the month....


On Monday 8th February we have a geology-inspired double bill with

Steve Hollis giving a talk entitled
“Volcano plus orogeny equals money: mineral potential of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland”

and Alex Webber giving a talk entitled
“The behaviour of gold in the arc system and the formation of epithermal gold mineralisation”

January 2010

A quiet start to the year ...

... until Monday 25th January, when we have the gorgeous Ally Jones giving an exciting talk entitled:

“Investigating the influence of environmental variables on the distribution of apex marine predators off southwest UK”