The Biology and Environmental Science of Coral Reefs

february, 2018

07feb7:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedThe Biology and Environmental Science of Coral ReefsThe Gunnery Presents Conservationist and Oxford Professor Martin Speight7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Gunnery, 22 Kirby Road, Washington CT 06793

Event Details

The Gunnery is proud to present Martin Speight, D.Phil, Emeritus Professor in Zoology at the University of Oxford, England, who will speak about the biology and environmental science of coral reefs.

Speight holds a bachelor’s degree in marine zoology from the University of Wales, Bangor, and a doctoral degree in applied entomology from the University of York. He currently serves as an Emeritus Fellow in Biology at St. Anne’s College in Oxford and as a scientific advisor and science communicator with Operation Wallacea, a conservation research organization.

His research interests include tropical ecology, rainforest impacts and animal diversity, and his work has taken him to Honduras, Puerto Rico, Tobago, the British Virgin Islands, Zanzibar, Kenya, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia and beyond.

Admission is free. This event, which is part of The Gunnery’s 2018 Speaker Series, will be held in the Ogden D. Miller Memorial Athletic Center on campus. The community is welcome to attend.


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Gunnery

22 Kirby Road, Washington CT 06793


The Gunnery(860) 868-7334 22 Kirby Road, Washington (GPS)