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Press Releases

Press releases highlighting research and events at the Center are posted to EurekAlert! and various other outlets, depending on the topic.


Learn about funding opportunities, science highlights, and upcoming events in our quarterly e-newsletter. Subscribe to receive future issues via e-mail, or visit the archive for previous editions.

10 Years of NESCent

To mark a decade of evolutionary synthesis, past participants reunited for a special symposium and celebration and others created video testimonials about what NESCent has meant to them. Other anniversary content can also be found on this page.

Science Highlights

Science Highlights include interviews with researchers, articles about interesting research, and summaries of special events.  Archived Highlights may be found on this page.


The News archive includes notices about publications by NESCent researchers, departures and arrivals, and other noteworthy events at NESCent.  Information about seminars and meetings may be found in the Calendar. The News archive can be searched by title or keywords.

In the Media

A collection of news articles about research and events at the center. Articles written by NESCent scientists can be found on the Products page of Science and Synthesis.

Courses, workshops and training opportunities at NESCent

Information about the training opportunities offered by NESCent's Informatics and Education and Outreach Groups.

Darwin Day and other Public Events

NESCent sponsors various public events in celebration of Darwin's life and work and to share evolutionary research with the public.  Check this page for more information about previous and upcoming events.

Evolution Events

Events sponsored by other groups are listed on this page. Annual conferences, special workshops and other events are listed with links to more information from the organizers. To add an event to this list, contact the webmaster. Events at which NESCent will have representatives are marked.

Evolution Societies  

A collection of international links to evolution societies.

Evolution Blogs  

Weblogs about topics in evolution from NESCent participants, fellows, and evolutionary biologists.