Behind-the-Scenes @ the National Oceanography Centre

NOC, Southampton

Exclusively for Members and their guests

The NOC is one of the world’s top oceanographic institutions, providing the UK’s National Capability needed to be a top global player, to lead and participate in international cooperations.


This is an amazing opportunity to visit NOC and glimpse how they undertake world leading research in large scale oceanography and ocean measurement technology innovation; working with government and business to turn great science and technology into advice and applications.

They also support scientists in universities and research institutes with facilities, research infrastructure and irreplaceable data assets – enabling the UK to harness the full power and diversity of its ocean science talent.

This event is part of an exclusive programme of in-person visits for Members. Each event gives Members of Friends of Imperial College and their guest’s unique access to facilities and research departments with our Behind-the-Scenes events in Imperial and beyond!

If you are already a Member you are welcome to book tickets below for you and your guest. Your confirmation email will act as your ticket and a full event itinerary will be sent to you nearer to the event date.

If you are not a Member and would like to book for this event, as well as enjoying the wide range of other benefits annual Membership brings, visit the 'Join Friends' page here

Simply book a Membership from only £20 per annum, and then book a ticket or two from the list below. 

Due to their very nature, places at these exclusive events are limited in number so do book early for these!

This event is now fully booked. If you would be interested in an event like this in the future please email
  • National Oceanography Centre
  • European Way
  • Southampton, SO14 3ZH

Event Schedule

  • 18 May 2022 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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