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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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Launch of Centre for Biodiversity and Environmental Research

25 September 2012

GEE is proud to announce the launch of the Centre for Biodiversity and Environmental Research (CBER)a vibrant research centre bringing together UCL researchers from a range of departments across UCL including Life, Earth, Social, Computational and Mathematical Science directed by Prof Georgina Mace.

The Centre is supported by finance from the Provost’s Strategic Fund and a major investment by the Faculty of Life Sciences.

CBER will have its physical home a new development of the Medawar Building, due to open mid-2013.

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