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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 Ivana Bjedov awarded an ERC Starting Grant for her cancer research

26 September 2012

Congratulations to Dr Ivana Bjedov of the Partridge lab in the IHA who has been awarded 1,453,219 euros as part of an ERC Starting Grant to study cancer in Drosophila. The 5 year project will be conducted at the UCL Cancer Institute.

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