Advanced Higher Biology twilight session

Glasgow University, in partnership with SQA, ran an Advanced Higher Biology twilight session in May 2019 to support the delivery of ‘selection’ from the topic of Organisms and Evolution. The materials used at that event are free to be used in the teaching of the course and can be accessed here.

Sessions

Studying Life Sciences – Chris Finlay, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Chief Advisor, School of Life Sciences , University of Glasgow

Session 1 Studying Life Sciences – Chris Finlay (922 KB)

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Contact: Chris.Finlay@glasgow.ac.uk

Natural Selection of Infectious Diseases – Claire Donald, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Centre for Viral Research, University of Glasgow

Session 2  Natural Selection of Infectious Diseases – Claire Donald  (3.73 MB)

Sexual selection in Soay Sheep – Darren Monckton, Professor of Human Genetics, University of Glasgow

Session 3 Sexual selection in Soay Sheep  (9.48 MB)

Presentation of data that supports a sexually selected heterozygous advantage as maintaining diversity in horn size in Soay sheep.

Contact: Darren.Monckton@glasgow.ac.uk

Selection: 4 Short Stories Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium Kevin O'Dell

Session 4 - 4 Short Stories Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium Kevin O'Dell  (6.03 MB)

Natural Selection in Birds – Stewart White, Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, University of Glasgow.

Session 5 Natural Selection in Birds – Stewart White (1.91 MB)