News: 2008 Conference Call for Papers

LERN Annual Conference 2008
Deadline: 31 July 2008

The 6th Annual LERN Conference will be held on Friday 12th September 2008, at the Institute of Zoology, Regents Park, London. Mark your diary now!

The LERN conference provides an opportunity for postgraduate students working on any aspect of evolution to present their work to a diverse audience. Last year’s conference demonstrated the broad range of topics showcased at the conference. We welcome applications from institutions beyond London.

The conference spans a full day, with four sessions and two keynote speakers.

Talks are 15 minutes long with five minutes for questions. Posters may also be submitted. Prizes are awarded for the best talk and best poster.

Registration is free, and there will be a drinks reception after the conference.

To apply to present a talk or poster, please complete the form questions below and email to by 31 JULY 2008.

You should receive an email confirming receipt of your application within three days. Please send your application again if you do not!

Further information regarding the conference, including keynote speakers, publicity posters, and timetabling, will be confirmed and circulated later in the summer.

Please bring the conference to the attention of anyone who may be interested, and contact us for any other conference enquiries on


Institution and Department:
Program and year of study:

Abstract (no more than 200 words):

Would you prefer to present your work as a talk or a poster?