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During the Spotlights of Naturalis, our experts share the latest knowledge, they show real collection pieces and talk passionately about their work in the museum.

Locatie
Live Science
Leeftijd
From 8 years old
Prijs
Free of charge

Spotlights
in Naturalis

DateSpotlight
Thursday 22-02Goffe Hoving does research on various species of monkeys that occur in the Amazon. How did these monkeys disperse over the rainforest? And are their certain species of trees favourites for monkeys? Goffe tells you more about his research during his spotlight. (in Dutch)
Saturday 24-02Many people hang up nest boxes to help provide birds with a breeding site. The nest material that they use is not only comfortable for young birds, but also attracts a whole variety of insects. Michael Nierse has investigated the kinds of insects that are found in different nest boxes. (in Dutch)
Sunday 25-02Human caused changes worldwide are an important cause of the evolution of plants. Barbara Gravendeel investigates how wild plants adapt itself to a new urban environment and shares her findings. (in Dutch)
Saturday 02-03Ben Wielstra does research on DNA of the crested and marbled newts. Part of the eggs of these newts do not hatch. During his spotlight Ben Wielstra tells more about this remarkable process. (in Dutch)
Sunday 03-03Human caused changes worldwide are an important cause of the evolution of plants. Barbara Gravendeel investigates how wild plants adapt itself to a new urban environment and shares her findings. (in Dutch)
Saturday 09-03Clams can not only be found in the sea, but also in fresh water. Anthonie van Peursen tells in his spotlight more about the spread of this kind of clams in the Netherlands. (in Dutch)
Sunday 10-03How do you make a dinosaur exhibition? Lizzy Bakker is head Presentation at Naturalis and gives insight in the different steps to take to make a dinosaur exhibition. (in Dutch)