Previous scientific events

Long-eared jerboa

The annual programmes of ZSL Science and Conservation Events and Scientific Meetings have included a varied range of topics and speakers. Abstracts have now been made available where possible and can be accessed from the event pages via the links below.

Professor Jeremy Farrar

2015 Stamford Raffles Lecture by Professor Jeremy Farrar OBE

Dead bird of prey / Ian Carter, Natural England

Celebrating 25 years of the Zoological Society of London/Natural...

Conservation science-policy interface

Good communication between policy makers and scientists is a crucial...

Cyprinodon by Barbara Nicca

Freshwater ecosystems are essential to life on earth yet they receive little...

Image of a hump nosed lizard © RUCHIRA SOMAWEERA

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is one of the most important tools...

Zebra - close-up M. Wegmann

22 & 23 May 2014 - Approaches for understanding mechanisms shaping...

Instant Wild camera trap picture from Kenya

8 April 2014 - One of the greatest challenges for wildlife conservationists...

An Adult Cheetah and it's young, taken during the Institute of Zoology's ongoing Cheetah Conservation Program.

11 March 2014 - As scientists and managers are constantly looking for an...

A pile of ivory tusks

11 - 12 Feb 2014: The two day symposium reviewed the impacts of...

Image of Iranian grasslands and desert

14 Jan 2014 - Biodiversity and conservation in the Middle East

Scalloped Hammerheads - Galapagos

10 Dec 2013 - This meeting will focus on the conservation initiatives that...

Cheetah in Kalahari

Nov 2013 - From energetics to macroecology: carnivore responses to...

Palm plantation//C.Beamish

8 October 2013 - Already present in over 50% of packaged products on the...

Image of a macaque, copyright Isabel Rosa

Anthropogenic environmental changes, such as global land use and land cover...

Tokyo skyline by tokyoform, Flickr

Economic growth has undoubtedly improved human livelihoods yet has equally...

Mangroves being planted by ZSL

Mangrove forests are one of the most severely threatened and undervalued...

Image of a salamander © Frank Pasmans, Ghent University

Population declines are reported in over 30 per cent of amphibian species...