This page will provide links to the many talk series, seminars and invited lectures in the school of biology. A rolling list of upcoming events can be found at the bottom of this page.

CBD relevant:

The Institute of Behavioural and Neural Sciences is an interdisciplinary community of researchers who study the behaviour of human beings and other animals from cellular, neural, cognitive and evolutionary perspectives. The Institute brings together faculty members, research staff and students from the Schools of Biology, Psychology & Neuroscience, Medicine and Chemistry, with the aim of fostering progress at interfaces of the behavioural and neural sciences.

The Cognitive Journal Club is made of members of members of the Schools of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Biology. CJC meets fortnightly on Mondays over lunch during term times for an informal discussion of recent empirical and theoretical articles about cognition.

The Friday lab chat series is a get-together of evolutionary biologists who meet in the seminar room of the Sir Harold Mitchell Building, 1 pm on Fridays, for informal talks about research. Bring your lunch. And a willingness to participate.

The Laland lab meets biweekly to informally discuss both their work and recent papers. They meet on Thursdays at 10.30. Please contact Keelin Murray (kmm26(at) to find out more.

BMS relevant:

You can find details of seminars in the biomedical sciences research complex here.

BSRC conferences are listed here.

SOI relevant:

The SOI seminar series take place on Thursdays at 1pm in the Garry lecture theatre. You can find out more at the SOI web pages.


 BioNet is a network aimed at making the School of Biology feel more connected. It is a good way to get out and meet like-minded people from your department who want to get out there, talk about what they do and have fun! They run bi-monthly seminar sessions, social events, field-trips and workshops.