Charles Darwin


Dr John van Wyhe
University of Cambridge (Director, The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online)
Mind the gap: did Darwin avoid publishing his theory for 20 years
slides (pdf)

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Darwin 200 in St. Andrews

February 2009 marked the bicentennial of Charles Darwin, and also coincides with the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species. As part of a nationwide event a series of talks was organized at the University of St Andrews. This page provides access to video and slide presentations (as pdf) of some of these talks.

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Dr John van Wyhe
University of Cambridge (Director, The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online)
Mind the gap: did Darwin avoid publishing his theory for 20 years
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Thomas Meagher
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Evolution in the Century of Biology: adaptation to social need
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Peter Slater
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Darwin and Scotland
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Richard Abbott
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Darwin the botanist
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Malcolm White
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Origin of life
video | slides (pdf)

Dr David Ferrier
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
The evolution of animal development
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Mike Ritchie
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Origin of species
video | slides (pdf)

Dr Anne Magurran
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Evolution of biodiversity
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Andy Whiten
School of Psychology, University of St Andrews
Evolution of Culture
video | slides (pdf)

Dr Gillian Brown
School of Psychology, University of St Andrews
Evolution of sex differences
video | slides (pdf)

Dr Tecumseh Fitch
School of Psychology, University of St Andrews
Evolution of langauge
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Kevin Laland
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Niche construction and evolution
video | slides (pdf)

Dr Mark Elliott
School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
Some implications of Darwin's theory for the Christian religion
video | slides (pdf)

Prof Peter Clark
School of Philosophy, University of St Andrews
Darwinism: why science needs metaphysics
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Dr Charles Paxton
School of Mathematics & Statistics, University of St Andrews
Evolution, creationism and education
video | slides (pdf)

Dr Robert Prescott
School of History, University of St Andrews
On the track of the Beagle
video | slides (pdf)