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Who Is Your Favourite Person from History?

UCL Talking Heads asked me to answer some questions about student life and teaching at the university. In this film, I answer the question, “Who Is Your Favourite Person from History?” This is a project for UCL. More…

What Are Your Top Tips For Induction Week?

UCL Talking Heads ask me to answer some questions about student life and teaching at the university. In this film, I answer the question, “What are your top tips for induction week?”  “Induction week” is More…

Scopes Monkey Trial 1925: Innes Lecture 2020

For the Innes Lecture 2020, I discussed the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial. Owing to COVID-related public health restrictions, we moved this lecture online. Details on access now are available through the John Innes Centre. The More…

Eugenics at University of Puget Sound (UPS)

Colleagues at the University of Puget Sound (UPS) have developed a course to explore the history and legacy of eugenics in their community. This draws on an interdisciplinary team of tutors and some highly energetic students. More…

Darwin in London

During research concerning Charles Darwin and Emma Darwin’s life at number 12 Upper Gower Street, London, I identified several errors and vagaries in biographical material found in standard reference works. This note communicates corrections and More…