Topics

The school will include teaching lectures, practicals and a few guest lectures on specific topics. The full syllabus and the schedule will be up here in the near future. Listed below are some of the topics to be covered in the school: 

  • historical development of evolutionary thought
  • conceptual structure of evolutionary theory
  • basic population and quantitative genetics
  • phylogenetics and phylogeography
  • cytogenetics and evolution
  • evolution of competitive ability
  • speciation
  • altruism and social evolution¬†
  • socioecological theory and evolution of social organization
  • sexual selection and sexual conflict
  • coevolution
  • mimicry
  • experimental evolution
  • applications of evolutionary biology

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