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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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Congratulations to Prof Roger Wotton recipient of UCL Research Frontiers prize

8 November 2012

We congratulate our colleague, Prof Roger Wotton (Genetics, Evolution & Environment), who, along with four other colleagues has been awarded a UCL Research Frontiers prize for An imaginary interview between a New Academic and E Ray Lankester, Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at UCL from 1875-1890.

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UCL Research Frontiers (more about the Prize)

UCL News article

Prof Roger Wotton's personal page

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