Retrieve Collection via ID

Endpoint to retrieve information about all talks collected together in a Public Collection

All the responses conform to the HAL specification.

GET /collections/id/(string: id)

Retrieve collection by unique slug identifier, including all talks

Example request:

GET api/collections/id/f6e6d9e6-d166-47d9-a894-35bc2f4a4580
Accept: application/json

Example response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

    "_embedded": {
        "talks": [
                "_links": {
                    "self": {
                        "href": "/api/talks/52360e07-9b8b-477d-8bc7-8a25995e5ef8"
                    "talks_page": {
                        "href": "/talks/id/52360e07-9b8b-477d-8bc7-8a25995e5ef8/"
                "description": "",
                "end": "2015-10-06T10:45:00Z",
                "formatted_date": "6 October 2015, 11:00",
                "formatted_time": "11:00",
                "location_details": "Seminar room",
                "location_summary": "Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM), Seminar room, Headington OX3 9DS",
                "organiser_email": "",
                "series": {
                    "slug": "f204e37e-640e-4e1a-a3ef-dfb48c45630a",
                    "title": "WIMM Occasional Seminars"
                "slug": "52360e07-9b8b-477d-8bc7-8a25995e5ef8",
                "start": "2015-10-06T10:00:00Z",
                "title_display": "Ameliorating \u03b2-thalassaemia by manipulating expression of the \u03b1-globin gene"
    "_links": {
        "talks_page": {
            "href": "/user/lists/id/f6e6d9e6-d166-47d9-a894-35bc2f4a4580/"
    "description": "Talks about Athena Swan",
    "title": "Athena Swan Talks"

The response can be either in XML or JSON dependent on the ‘accept’ header in the request.

Status Codes:

Parameters Reference

id : collection slug as string
  • Format f8ecded3-d2af-4585-bd3b-5cd7440795b9
from : date string (‘yyyy-mm-dd’), optional
  • Start date for the list of talks.
  • Format as yyyy-mm-dd
to : date string (‘yyyy-mm-dd’), optional
  • End date for the list of talks.
  • Format yyyy-mm-dd
  • Or use plus[n] for the next [n] days (e.g.: plus7)
  • Note that the issue with the end time (assumed to be 00:00 not 23:59) has now been resolved