The Centre for the History of Evolutionary Studies (CHES) is an interdisciplinary research group at UCL focusing on the history of evolutionary studies. Our purpose is to foster interaction between historians, biologists, museum professionals, and others with keen interests in the topic.

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Research, Discussion, Analysis


CHES is operated by a steering group, including Professor Joe Cain, Dr Michael Buttolph, and Dr Andy Hammond. CHES was launched in September 2009. If you would like to join our mailing list or receive other information about the Centre, please contact Prof Cain.

CHES e-mail list

CHES operates an e-mail distribution list for news of CHES and CHES-related events. Users sign up via UCL's mailman service (link).

CHES reading group

CHES Reading Group provides an informal gathering to discuss recent or important literature in the history of evolutionary studies. It meets monthly. The CHES reading group uses Moodle (link). Contact Prof Joe Cain for password.

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UCL Centre for the History of Evolutionary Studies

For more information:
Prof Joe Cain
UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies
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