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Gee Research Blog

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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Annoucing the Winners of the Write About Research Competition

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:49:07 +0000

Thanks to everyone who entered our Write About Research competition. We received some great entries from GEE students and postdocs, covering a broad range of topics from conservation to genetics. The entries will be posted here over the coming months, so watch this space! The Winners are… Drum roll please … WINNER: David Curnick – […]

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Male Promiscuity Boosts Role of Chance in Sex Chromosome Evolution

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:02:31 +0000

Humans, like all mammals and birds, determine sex with chromosomes. Whether a fertilised egg develops into a male or female depends on what chromosomes it carries Scientists have long recognised that genes evolve a little differently on the sex chromosomes, and recent research in GEE suggests this may be due to differing patterns of inheritance […]

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Sloths Move Slow, Evolve Fast

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:20:41 +0000

Sloths might be notorious for their leisurely pace of life, but research published last year shows they are no slow coaches when it comes to evolution. Sloths, as we know and love them, are small, slow-moving creatures found in the trees of tropical rainforests. But modern sloths are pretty odd compared to their extinct relatives. […]

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Write About Research – A GEE Research Blog Competition

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:28:43 +0000

The GEE Research blog communicates UCL science with a wider, non-specialist audience, by providing short summaries of recent research in the department of UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment. This provides an opportunity to engage with a broad audience, including other academics, students, members of the public, and even businesses and policy-makers. It is a great […]

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Admin & Support

Below is a list of support staff in, or associated with, GEE. To email, please add @ucl.ac.uk to the prefix, to call from outside UCL, please dial (0)20-7679, followed by the extension (without the first cipher in parentheses). 


A = Anatomy Building
C= Cruciform Building
D = Darwin Building
ME = Medawar
MS = Medical Sciences
WH = Wolfson House

Member of staff & title e-mail (@ucl.ac.uk) Phone  Bldg/Rm
Fiona Williamson
Executive Officer to the Head of Department, GEE
f.williamson 
(3)2246 
 D111
Claire Asher
NERC Impact Accelerator
 c.asher  (5)1609  ME 2nd floor
Heather Gardiner
Undergraduate Administrator, Biosciences and Recruitment and Marketing
heather.gardiner
(3)7169
ME G05
Dr Lawrence Bellamy
Biosciences Teaching Fellow

l.bellamy
 (3)7730  D105
Kathryn Ball
Teaching Administrator
kathryn.ball (3)1330 ME G03
Liz Caine
Divisional Manager (Deputy Faculty Manager)
e.caine
(6)5466
MS 1M01
Vas Chandranivasan
Procurement Officer
a.c.vasan
(3)3535
A 108
Manu Davies
Graduate Research Admnistrator
 manu.davies  (6)5460 A G03A
Dr Susmita Datta
Manager, UGI
susmita.datta
(5)4004
D 210
Jeremy Guyer
Divisional Staffing Officer
jeremy.guyer  (6)5467 MS 1M01
Tracy Hicks
Teaching and Learning Manager (Secondment Cover)
tracy.hicks@ucl.ac.uk
 (3)3240 ME G03
Chris Langridge
CBER Administrator
 c.langridge  (5)1609 ME 2nd floor
Dr Elvira Mambetisaeva
Executive Officer, UGI
e.mambetisaeva
(5)4006
D 210
Richard Marguerie
Divisional Operations Manager, Divisional Safety Officer
r.marguerie
(3)2887
A G02A
James Michaels
Buildings Manager, Estates & Laboratory Management Team (Darwin Hub)
j.michaels
(3)7374
D G24
Fiona Paul
PA to Prof James MacKay
f.paul
(2)5105
WH 205
Chris Pieri
Procurement Officer
c.pieri
(3)7098
A 108
Tamsin Piper
Operations Officer, Area Safety Officer
t.piper (3)2185 D 204
Tom Rendell
Senior Finance Officer
t.rendell (6)5475 MS 127
Dr Louise Tinsley
Managing Editor, Annals of Human Genetics
anhumgen n/a
n/a
Rachel Tribe
Staffing and Human Resources Manager
 r.tribe (3)7943 MS 1M01
Michael Wright
Executive Officer, Prof Linda Partridge, IHA 
 ucbhlof (3)4380   D 322

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