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The Challenge of Monitoring Biodiversity

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:12:04 +0000

a guest blog by Charlie Outhwaite, written for the 2015 Write About Research Competition. Biological diversity, or biodiversity, is a complex term encompassing the variety of life found on Earth. It incorporates not only differences between species but within species themselves and of the environments and ecosystems where they are found. We as humans benefit […]

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GEE's Prof Steve Jones elected to membership of the American Philosophical Society

17 May 2011

Warmest congratulations go to Prof Steve Jones who has been elected to membership of the American Philosophical Society, along with two members of the UCL community. 

The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. It was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of “promoting useful knowledge.”  Election is a highly prestigious award: only 30 new members were elected this year.  Steve Jones was elected as sole international member, Class, B, Biological Sciences.

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The American Philosophical Society

Prof Steve Jones

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