Biology / Biomedical Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences / Life Sciences

Evolutionary Biology

The Evolutionary Biology Group represents a major research centre in the University of Hull.

Cichlid fish building sandcastles

Above: Cichlid fish building sandcastles

We focus on the molecular analysis of population subdivision and speciation patterns, with a strong integration of population genetic, phylogenetic, behavioural and quantitative genetic approaches to address evolutionary and ecological questions.

Our research areas

Our research examines the varied processes which shape individual, population and species diversity. Our work centres around five key areas:

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