Final Call for Abstracts: LERN 9th Annual Student Conference

LERN 9th Annual Conference


The 9th Annual LERN Conference will be held on 5th October in the UCL Anthropology department.

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 programme, available here, demonstrates the broad range of topics showcased at the conference. We welcome applications from institutions both inside and outside of London..

We’re very pleased to announce our two keynote speakers for this year will be Alex Mesoudi and Adam Eyre-Walker.

Talks are 15 minutes long with five minutes for questions. Posters may also be submitted. Prizes will be 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 questions below and email to by Friday Semptember 16th.

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 in due course.

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:

Programme and year of study:

Abstract (no more than 250 words):

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

For talk abstract submitters: Would you like to be considered for a poster if you are unsuccessful in getting a talk?