Social evolution today

An evolutionary biologist's view of news and events



Hi, I use this page to provide you with an introduction to the way evolutionary biologists understand the world around us. In particular I focus on social behaviours, and take a broad view from microbes to humankind. I am a researcher at the University of Oxford where I mainly study human cooperation and aim to improve the methodology of behavioural economics.


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Image management

If you could arrange to have your face shown next to around 10 other faces, who would you choose? How about 6 or 7 young beautiful...

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Bad news for polar bears

Polar bears rely on ice for hunting and a longer ice-free season means reduced survival. Polar bears must spend longer on land waiting...

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Badger cull madness

Maybe I am naive, but I was shocked to hear that the government are planning to go ahead with the badger cull again this summer. The 219...

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Infanticide and the brutality of natural selection

Zookeepers take a pre-emptive strike against the reproductive interests of male lions, at least this way the cub was killed humanely, but...

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