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13:10 - 13:55 1 February 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - The cradle of humanity – why did the changing landscape of Africa make us so smart?


Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Professor Mark Maslin, UCL Geography

Humans are weak and have no natural weapons, but because we are super smart, we are the world’s top predator. But why did revolution favour the brainy ape? Mark Maslin investigates the environmental changes in Africa that made us so smart.


Emma Wade
+44 (0)20 3108 3842 | e.wade@ucl.ac.uk


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