“What we observe today is the outcome of long, natural processes that are unconscious and purposeless, and that therefore our existence is a magnificent contingent outcome of these processes”.

Short interview with Kostas Kampourakis invited speaker in #EvoKEBCN21 Dear Dr. Kampourakis, Question. How the theory of evolution has impacted your everyday life as a citizen? Answer. The theory of evolution made me, a long time ago, reconsider the assumptions I had as a child about the existence of purpose and design in nature. Whereas … Continue reading “What we observe today is the outcome of long, natural processes that are unconscious and purposeless, and that therefore our existence is a magnificent contingent outcome of these processes”.

The Spanish Society of Evolutionary Biology (SESBE) will support registration for the EvoKE BCN 21 congress with 7 full scholarships.

We are pleased to announce that SESBE will support registration for the EvoKE BCN 21 congress with 7 full scholarships. To request them, you must be a member of the SESBE (be up to date with the payment of fees) and prove your current student status (graduate / doctoral student). Scholarships must be requested to … Continue reading The Spanish Society of Evolutionary Biology (SESBE) will support registration for the EvoKE BCN 21 congress with 7 full scholarships.

“Animations and simulations support students in better understanding particular evolutionary principles and concepts. This counts especially for the so called ‘threshold concepts’, abstract concept underlying the understanding of evolution “.

In our second release of short interviews with some of our amazing invited speakers, Juan Gefaell Borrás talks with Dr. Ute Harms, to give us the opportunity of knowing more about her, and her valuable contribution to enhance the correct understanding of evolution through formal education. This autumn in Barcelona at the #EvoKEBCN21 Meeting. Interview … Continue reading “Animations and simulations support students in better understanding particular evolutionary principles and concepts. This counts especially for the so called ‘threshold concepts’, abstract concept underlying the understanding of evolution “.

Registration is open for EVOKE BCN 2021

New spaces and schedules are available and the deadline for proposals has been extended. Apply hereNew speakers have been confirmed: Harmit Malik, president of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution; Elizabeth Hénaff, professor at New York University; the director of Ara newspaper, Esther Vera, and Robert Harris Frank, professor of Economics.This meeting will be … Continue reading Registration is open for EVOKE BCN 2021

“Interdisciplinarity makes life interesting and that it is invaluable for coming up with completely new ideas”.

Interview with Dr. Oded Rechavi Full Professor in the Life Sciences Faculty at Tel Aviv University Contributing to the topic: Interdisciplinarity, tradeoffs between specialization and exploring of new fields through collaboration with experts in other fields. Juan Gefaell Borrás, has prepare a series of short interviews with some of our invited speakers, to know more … Continue reading “Interdisciplinarity makes life interesting and that it is invaluable for coming up with completely new ideas”.

Call for EvoKE 2021 organisers!

EvoKE is a community of scientists, educators, science communicators, policy makers and journalists, all united around the idea of making biological evolution and the science behind it more accessible and understandable to the society. EvoKE aims to build a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic network of people interested in promoting a greater scientific literacy in evolution. … Continue reading Call for EvoKE 2021 organisers!