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OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life

OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2014
David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site Copyrighted image Credit: David Robinson
Updated 03 Dec 2013
What makes the Galápagos archipelago so unique and what is the impact of this uniqueness on its conservation?

Darwin Now pod 9: Living legacy

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Darwin Now pod 9: Living legacy Creative commons image Credit: celerrimus via Flickr
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 08 Dec 2009
Find out how Darwin’s scientific legacy is being carried forward in this year of the bicentenary of his birth.

Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Six

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Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Six Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Nov 2009
Would the panel care to comment on the grip that creationism has on the minds of the wider public?

Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Four

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Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Four Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
Could the panel list the tools of science that we can use at home to develop the future of biology?

Origin Day lecture: Sandy Knapp response

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Origin Day lecture: Sandy Knapp response Copyrighted image Credit: Sandy Knapp
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
Sandy Knapp offers a response to Professor Wilson's lecture

Tour of John Murray Publishers

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Tour of John Murray Publishers Copyrighted image Credit: John Murray
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
John Murray, descendent of Darwin's original publishers, gives us a tour of the offices where biology - and literary - history were made.

Origin Day lecture: Armand Leroi response

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Origin Day lecture: Armand Leroi response Copyrighted image Credit: Armand Leroi
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
Chair of the event Armand Leroi offers his response to Professor Wilson's lecture.

Origin Day lecture: Peter Bowler response

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Origin Day lecture: Peter Bowler response Copyrighted image Credit: Peter Bowler
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
Peter Bowler offers his reaction to Professor Wilson's lecture.

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Evolution through natural selection

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Evolution through natural selection Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 09 Jun 2011
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The...