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New trends in evolutionary biology: biological, philosophical and social science perspectives

Royal Society discussion meeting organized in partnership with the British Academy
7-9 November 2016, London, UK

 

Recordings are presented in the order of the meeting program.

 

7 November 2016

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The extended evolutionary synthesis
Gerd Müller, University of Vienna

 

 


The evolutionary synthesis today: extend or amend?
Douglas Futuyma, Stony Brook University

 

 


Developmental plasticity: re-conceiving the genotype
Sonia Sultan, Wesleyan University

 

 


Evolution of phenotypic plasticity
Russell Lande, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

 

 


Heredity and evolutionary theory
Tobias Uller, Lund University

 

 


The ontology of evolutionary process
John Dupré, University of Exeter

 

 


Does the way in which development works bias the paths taken by evolution?
Paul Brakefield, University of Cambridge

 

 


The middle ground between artificial and natural selection: niche construction as developmental bias
Kevin Laland, University of St Andrews

 

 

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8 November 2016

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Biological action in Read-Write genome evolution
James Shapiro, University of Chicago

 

 


Genetic, epigenetic and exogenetic information in development and evolution
Paul Griffiths, The University of Sydney

 

 


The role of epigenetic inheritance in evolution
Eva Jablonka, Tel Aviv University

 

 


Extended genomes: symbiosis and evolution
Greg Hurst, University of Liverpool

 

 


Evolution viewed from medicine and physiology
Denis Noble, University of Oxford

 

 


Anthropomorphism in evolutionary biology
Andy Gardner, University of St Andrews

 

 


Adaptability and evolution
Sir Patrick Bateson, University of Cambridge

 

 

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9 November 2016

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Evolution and the metaphor of agency
Samir Okasha, University of Bristol

 

 


Developmental niche construction
Karola Stotz, Macquarie University

 

 


Human nature, human culture: the case of cultural evolution
Tim Lewens, University of Cambridge

 

 


Human niche, human behaviour, human nature
Agustín Fuentes, University of Notre Dame

 

 


A second inheritance system: the extension of biology through culture
Andrew Whiten, University of St Andrews

 

 


Human evolution, niche construction and plasticity
Susan Antón, New York University

 

 


Domestication: a model system for evolutionary biology
Melinda Zeder, Smithsonian Institution

 

 

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Is it time for an update to evolutionary theory?

Science Weekly podcast from The Guardian

 

Nicola Davis interviews Professor Massimo Pigliucci, Dr Richard Watson and Professor Joan Strassmann on the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis.

 



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