Genetics and evolution

Discover how cell biology and DNA have led to a new understanding of human development, forensics and medical breakthroughs.
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  1. Do animals have language?

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Professor Moira Yip (Emerita, UCL) offers a fascinating exploration of how animals communicate with each other. Find out how they do it, and what they convey. Is it language? We will look mainly at primates, cetaceans, and songbirds, and compare their skills to our own.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  2. The palaeolithic people of Britain

    Course Date: Sun 4 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Hominins have travelled across the British landscape for hundreds of thousands of years. This course will discuss the evidence of life over the last 1,000,000 years from Lower Palaeolithic Happisburgh to Middle Palaeolithic Swanscombe. Charles Clarke (MSc in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from University College London) has a special interest in hominin evolutionary research.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. String theory matters

    Course Date: Wed 23 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this introductory course, we will look at string theory in a non-technical way, uncovering both its aesthetic appeal and explanatory potential, and consider what the prospects are for this remarkable theory.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £39.00

  4. Genes, genomes and genetic manipulation

    Course Date: Wed 23 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to learn more about the biggest revolution in biomedical sciences? Genetics and DNA manipulation increasingly influence our lives. Learn about the basics of DNA technology, its uses and how it affects us.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £35.00

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