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Liz Bonnin will present her experiences visiting the islands while developing a series on their natural history for BBC television. She will be joined by QUB academics from the School of Biological Sciences: Dr Jonathan Houghton and Professor Chris Allen.

The Galapagos are famed as the biological wonderland where Darwin formulated 'The Theory of Natural Selection'.
From finches to giant tortoises and beyond: Nature’s evolutionary toolbox was first identified on these islands. The Galapagos are still a remarkable melting-pot of biodiversity.  
Liz Bonnin will present her experiences visiting the islands. She will be joined by QUB academics from the School of Biological Sciences: Dr Jonathan Houghton, a marine biologist who works on the Galapagos today, will outline international efforts to preserve its rich underwater diversity; Professor Chris Allen will discuss how Darwin’s remarkable theory has led to exciting technologies that are delivering incredible innovations.
As part of the NI Science Festival. 
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  • Standard £3.00
Sun, 24 Feb 2019
12:30pm to 2:00pm
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