Named in honour of former Australian Museum Director Professor Frank Talbot, the annual oration celebrates Talbot’s commitment to, and achievements in, marine research and environmental studies in Australia and on the global stage.

The Talbot Oration showcases advances in the field of climate change research and environmental conservation, enabling the public to better understand how responses to the climate challenge determine our future prospects, health, and the sustainability of our natural environment.

Watch past Talbot Orations