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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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Prof Kate Jones's and the Bat Detective project launched plus interview on BBC World

3 October 2012

3 October 2012

Kate Jones's research on bat echolocation is part of the Zooniverse Project which is a collection of web-based Citizen Science projects that use the efforts and abilities of volunteers to help researchers deal with the flood of data that confronts them. 

Read more about Bat Detective launched today and featured on UCL's research page:

Bat Detective

Bat Detective Science Team

BBC News

4 October 2012

Bat Detective features on BBC World  (NB scroll forward to approx to 21:30 and see Robin Freeman being interviewed!)

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