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V. C. Wynne-Edwards

Vero Copner Wynne-Edwards CBE, FRS, FRSE (4 July 1906 — 5 January 1997) was an English zoologist. [1]

22 relations: Adaptation and Natural Selection, Banchory, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, Biology, England, Frink Medal, Geology, George C. Williams, Group selection, Leeds, McGill University, Natural selection, New College, Oxford, Order of the British Empire, Professor, Queen's University, Richard Dawkins, Royal Society, Royal Society of Edinburgh, The Selfish Gene, University of Aberdeen, Zoology.

Adaptation and Natural Selection

Adaptation and Natural Selection: A Critique of Some Current Evolutionary Thought is a 1966 book by the American evolutionary biologist George C. Williams.

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Banchory

Banchory (Banchry, from Scottish Gaelic: Beannchar) is a burgh or town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society

The Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society is an academic journal on the history of science published annually by the Royal Society.

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Biology

Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Frink Medal

The Frink Medal for British Zoologists is awarded by the Zoological Society of London "For significant and original contributions by a professional zoologist to the development of zoology." It consists of a bronze plaque (76 by 83 millimetres), depicting a bison and carved by British sculptor Elisabeth Frink.

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Geology

Geology (from the Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science comprising the study of solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change.

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George C. Williams

George Christopher Williams (May 12, 1926 – September 8, 2010) was an American evolutionary biologist.

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Group selection

Group selection is a proposed mechanism of evolution in which natural selection is imagined to act at the level of the group, instead of at the more conventional level of the individual.

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.

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McGill University

McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Canada, officially founded by royal charter in 1821.

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Natural selection

Natural selection is the differential survival and reproduction of individuals due to differences in phenotype; it is a key mechanism of evolution.

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New College, Oxford

New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Professor

A professor, informally often known as full professor, is the highest academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.

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Queen's University

Queen's University at Kingston (commonly shortened to Queen's University or Queen's) is a public research university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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Richard Dawkins

Clinton Richard Dawkins (born 26 March 1941) is a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and writer.

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Royal Society

The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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Royal Society of Edinburgh

The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland's national academy of science and letters.

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The Selfish Gene

The Selfish Gene is a book on evolution by Richard Dawkins, published in 1976.

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University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Zoology

Zoology (zoh-OL-luh-jee) or animal biology is the branch of biology that relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct, and how they interact with their ecosystems.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._C._Wynne-Edwards

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