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Science on Saturday – Map of Life at the Cambridge Science Festival

Saturday the 19th March was a sunny Spring day in Cambridge, perfect for the Cambridge Science Festival principal event, Science on Saturday. Science departments throughout the University of Cambridge were bursting with visitors as thousands of families came to explore, … Continue reading

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Media coverage as Science Festival approaches

Dr Louise Walsh and her team at the University of Cambridge press office send out a press release about the Map of Life last week. We are continuing to receive notice of new mentions online and in the local and … Continue reading

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Evolution talk at Reigate Grammar School

On 3rd February Professor Simon Conway Morris, who heads the Map of Life project, visited sixth form students of Reigate Grammar School to give a talk on evolution. Simon was invited by Mr Tom Dare, the Head of Biology at … Continue reading

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“Evolution on Repeat” at the UMZC

The University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge (UMZC) runs free clubs for young zoologists to learn about the amazing world of animals. For children aged 6-13 there is a Young Zoologists Club and for those aged 13-18 a new group, the … Continue reading

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Evolution tour for ‘Cambridge Tradition’ programme

Oxbridge Academic Programs organise an annual summer school at the University of Cambridge called the Cambridge Tradition. Pre-University students from all over the world stay at Jesus College in Cambridge for four weeks and attend courses on a host of … Continue reading

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Science Festival Exhibit – Repeating Patterns in Evolution

The Map of Life is pleased to have been accepted as part of this Spring’s Cambridge Science Festival. Between 14th and 27th of March there will be free events and activities about science all over Cambridge. If you are in … Continue reading

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The official Map of Life launch party

On the 19th October 2010 the Map of Life website was officially launched, in the shadow of dinosaur skeletons at the atmospheric Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences in Cambridge. Sparkling wine and conversation flowed, interrupted briefly by project leader Professor … Continue reading

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