Evolution’s bite: A story of teeth, diet, and human origins

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 22 March

The Theatre

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Standard £16


Concession £10


Ri Members and Ri Patrons £7

Event description

Our teeth are like living fossils that can tell us how we became human. Peter Ungar will present a remarkable investigation into the ways that teeth – their shape, chemistry, and wear – reveal how we came to be.

About the speaker

Peter Ungar is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the University of Arkansas Environmental Dynamics Doctoral Program.  He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and member of the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars.

Book signing

Copies of Peter's book, Evolution's Bite, will be available for purchase and signing after the talk.


The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will be time for questions after the talk.

Latecomers will be admitted into the gallery.

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