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262-5120-00L  Principles of Evolution: Theory (University of Zurich)

SemesterHerbstsemester 2018
DozierendeUni-Dozierende
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch
KommentarDer Kurs muss direkt an der UZH belegt werden.
UZH Modulkürzel: BIO351

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Kurzbeschreibung"Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution".
Evolutionary theory and methods are essential in all branches of modern
biology.
LernzielSubject specific skills:
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
o describe basic evolutionary theory and its applications
o discuss ongoing debates in evolutionary biology
o critically assess the presentation of evolutionary research in
the popular media

Key skills:
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
o approach biological questions from an evolutionary perspective
InhaltThis course will provide a broad overview of current evolutionary thought, including the mechanisms of evolutionary change,
adaptation and the history of life and will involve practical field and lab work as well as lecture material.