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The M.C. Cooke Lecture

Posted 29th November 2022

Using a transect on a mountain in northern Sweden as a model for a time/space ecosystem representation, Aoife Cantwell-Jones, Rich Gill and their colleagues from Imperial College, London and the Natural History Museum have made done some interesting work linking trait variation in bees and pollination targets, and suggest the implications climate change has on the stability of such systems.  The Quekett was pleased to provide financial support for this research.
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The Quekett Annual Exhibition of Microscopy

Posted 6th November 2022

The Report of this event is now available.  Photographs, award announcements and notes from the exhibitors, together with links to the annual Quekex Lecture and the talks at the Exhibition.

 

Derek Stevens R.I.P.

Posted 5th July 2022

We are sad to announce that Derek Stevens has died at the age of 89.  He was based in Dorset and was one of the founders of the local meetings at Langton Matravers which many of us enjoyed.  He was at the last meeting in April this year chatting with us and still interested in all the exhibits.  Members may remember his detailed research on the ‘Little Sea’ at Studland reported in the Club Journal.  His funeral was on the 14th July at Lytchett Matravers Crematorium.

derek Stevens at Langton Matravers
Derek Stevens with Jacky McPherson and Pam Hamer at the Langton Matravers, April 2021

 
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