Issue 10
Monday, 20 June 2016
Charles Darwin University
E-news

Charles Darwin Oration 2016

Husband and wife scientists, emeritus professors Peter and Rosemary Grant have presented this year’s Charles Darwin Oration at Casuarina campus as the 2016 Charles Darwin Scholars.

During the public lecture, the Princeton University evolutionary biologists discussed their findings from 40 years of ground-breaking research on “Darwin’s Finches” on the Galapagos Islands.

Charles Darwin Scholar Emeritus Professor Peter Grant speaks at the Charles Darwin Oration at Casuarina campus
CDU Professor of Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods Stephen Garnett joins question time as part of the public lecture
Emeritus Professor Rosemary Grant takes the stage
Charles Darwin Scholar Emeritus Professor Peter Grant addresses the audience
The Grants present evidence that evolutionary change can be observed within a human lifetime
From left: Kate Rodillas and Mikhaila Barrozo
From left: Jake Christian and CDU professors Karen Gibb and Keith Christian meet a life-size Charles Darwin cut-out
Andrew Millington and Jonathan Webb
Rebecca Murray, Melissa Hawthorn and Dr Alexandra Murray