Alfred Russel Wallace: A journey from the Amazon to Natural Selection

The College of Science at Swansea University, along with Cardiff University and the National Waterfront Museum Swansea organised an event for A level Biology and Geology students on 14 January 2014.

Wallace LectureProfessor Steve Jones, Fellow of the Royal Society and their Number One communicator on evolution, gave a fascinating talk on “Is Man just another animal?” The talk was preceded by the drama “You should ask Wallace” performed by Ioan Hefin of Theatre na nÓg.

Wallace LectureA level students from Cowbridge Comprehensive, Dyffryn Comprehensive, Ffynone House School, Queen Elizabeth High School, Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr, Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bryn Tawe and Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera attended and found the “subject matter and delivery excellent and well aimed at the particular year group”, “presentation was excellent – pupils were inspired in the field of biology”.