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Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
North Western branch

A special lecture by Richard Fortey Hon FRSB and behind the scenes tour of Manchester Museum

Join us to celebrate the award of Professor Richard Fortey's Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Biology and his achievements as a researcher, author and presenter. Guests will hear from Professor Fortey and be treated to a behind the scenes tour of Manchester Museum.


17:00-18:00     An optional behind the scenes tour of the herbarium & palaeontology dept.
18:00-19:00     Reception and buffet
19:00-20:00     Lecture by Professor Richard Fortey Hon FRSB
20:00-20:30     Audience Q&A
20:30-20:45     Book signing
21:00              End

This is a great opportunity to meet and listen to an academic recognised for his research, publications and presentations. Professor Fortey's books include The Wood for the Trees, The Earth and Dry Storeroom No.1 and his television programmes include Nature's Wonderlands: Islands of Evolution and Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Wonderlands.



Further details

The dress code is smart casual.


Please direct any specific event queries to organiser Jean Wilson and any booking or website queries to the RSB regions team at or on 020 7685 2569.

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