2009 marks the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of 'On the Origin of Species'.
The anniversaries offer an opportunity to explore the relationship between Darwin and Edinburgh; the city where Darwin spent two of his most formative years.
The University is hosting a year of lectures, exhibitions and activities to celebrate the bicentenary.
The University is hosting a series of lectures and seminars to celebrate the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth.
Darwin inspired exhibitions at the Talbot Rice Gallery, InSpace and the Visitor Centre.
Audio and video of of our Edinburgh celebrates Darwin events. Watch and listen online or subscribe to our podcast series.
Charles Darwin was an undergraduate at the University’s Medical School from 1825 to 1827.
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Choose to study at Edinburgh and you will be following in many prestigious footsteps, including Charles Darwin.
This article was published on Nov 26, 2009