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Competitive Generosity Drives Charitable Donations

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:09:46 +0000

Unconditional generosity is a characteristic of humans on which we pride ourselves, and billions of dollars is donated to hundreds of thousands of charitable organisations every year. But look at it from an evolutionary perspective, and this trait seems difficult to explain. In some situations, giving may have evolved to advertise positive characteristics of the […]

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Dr Lisa De Silva successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis on the 'Biogeography and molecular evolution of Oleria (Ithomiinae) butterflies.

26 October 2010

Lisa De Silva is now moving to the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris where she will continue her work on butterflies with extended field seasons to Peru.

Warmest congratulations go to Lisa, and thanks also to her Principal Supervisor, Professor James Mallet and co-supervisor/tutor Dr Julia Day.

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