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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


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

How to choose your research organism paper preview

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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