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Understanding Life in a Changing Planet: 20+2 Years of Egenis, the Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences

Egenis conference

Marking the 20th anniversary of Egenis, this three-day event will feature an exciting line-up of distinguished international guest speakers, alumni, and current members of Egenis. Speakers will explore some of the key ideas developed at Egenis and their wider impact, as well as looking ahead to the main opportunities and challenges for the interdisciplinary studies of the life sciences in our changing planet. The event will also honour the achievements of Professor John Dupré, co-founder of Egenis and one of the world’s leading philosophers of biology.

Event details

For a draft program of the event please see attached.

As part of “Understanding Life in a Changing Planet: 20+2 Years of Egenis” we’ll be running a poster session. The details are available at this link:

More details on how to register for the event, as well as on travel and accommodation, will be posted on a dedicated webpage in the coming weeks.


XFI Henderson Lecture Theatre