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Biosense celebrates the University’s leading science research by combining scientific stories with incredible images and previously unseen museum specimens.

Exhibition at oxford2019s museum of natural history showcases research Steven Hughes
Fluorescent labelled cones
This is the first exhibition in the Museum’s ambitious new Contemporary Science & Society series that will look at current multi-disciplinary research into organisms and the natural environment, all within the splendour of the Museum’s Victorian building.
- Professor Paul Smith, director of the Museum of Natural History

The exhibition features the research of Stuart Peirson in our Department. He will be giving a 20-minute talk on 16 May at 2.00pm and again on 6 June at 2.00pm, explaining photoreceptors and circadian rhythms and how light regulates physiology and behaviour.

Accompanying the exhibition will be a Biosense trail to encourage visitors to discover other specimens in the displays that are relevant to the show. 

On 4 June there will be a symposium, with talks from the researchers whose work features in the exhibition.

Biosense runs 8 May to 24 August 2015. The full Museum programme is available on the website.