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Model Organisms

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On 24 November 2020, Organisms and Us hosted a virtual book launch for Prof Rachel A. Ankeny (The University of Adelaide) and Prof Sabina Leonelli's (University of Exeter) new book Model Organisms.

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Model Organisms book launch

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Join us to launch the new addition to the Elements in the Philosophy of Biology series by Cambridge University Press.

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Latest publication: How to choose your research organism

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The Organisms and Us research group are pleased to announce our latest publication: How to choose your research organismThis paper takes a critical look at August Krogh's famous principle that for every research problem there exists a "convenient" organism with which to study it. Using empirical data and philosophical analysis we show that biologists employ a wide range of interacting criteria to make highly contextualised judgements about organism choice. Have a read!

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Special Issue Call for Papers: Constituting Animal Research

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Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences: Special Issue Call for Papers

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Workshop summary: Ethics, Naming, and Communication with Organisms

Organisms and Us | How living things help us to understand our world

Thank you to everyone who came along to today's Organisms and Us Ethics, Naming, and Communication with Organisms workshop and contributed to such reflective and constructive discussions around the presentation topics.

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Ethics, Naming, and Communication with Organisms Workshop 1st July 2019, 12-3pm

In this upcoming workshop we look forward to hearing from a range of local and visiting academics and postgraduates talking about their current research within the Organisms and Us project.

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Organisms and Us seminar on comparative neurobiology, with Jason Robert (ASU)

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Earlier this month, the Organisms and Us research group were pleased to welcome visiting scholar Dr Jason Robert, from the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University.

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Seminar: Building the case for comparative neurobiology | 6th June 12-1pm

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Organisms and Us Seminar: Building the case for comparative neurobiology

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Animal Research Unbound Conference 15-16 July 2019, University of Exeter

A conference co-organized by the Organisms and Us project of the Australian Research Council and the Animal Nexus project of the Wellcome Trust.

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