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Join Pint of Science for an evening of facts and fun. We'll be talking monkeys with esteemed TV scientist and evolutionary biologist Professor Ben Garrod, who will chair an exciting open discussion about the past, present and possible future of evolution. We'll also hear from UEA's Professor Van Oosterhout, an evolutionary geneticist and expert in revolutionary tech. The evening will end with a short quiz and a chance to win some Pint of Science prizes. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments will be provided by Boudicca Brewing Co, local producers of vegan beers
The Secrets of Evolution
The world is an amazing place, but through science is can get a little bit weird. What links dinosaurs, monkeys and robots and how can understanding the link between them help unravel the secrets of evolution? Join UEA's Professor Ben Garrod, esteemed TV scientist and author, to find out more.
The Revolution in Evolution
Professor Cock van Oosterhout (Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, University of East Anglia)
Evolutionary genomics is going through a new revolution with ever faster sequencing technologies. But what are the new questions we can now answer, and how has this changed our understanding of evolution? And importantly, what does this tell us about our own impact on the environment, and the future of our planet?