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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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Where do I come from? In this course, you will learn how scientists are now answering this question at a number of time levels. Palaeontologists explore our distant past with fossils, geneticists find out about our direct ancestors using ancient and modern DNA, and forensic scientists use ancestry tests and parentage tests in their day-to-day casework. The course content spans the past 800,000 years including Neanderthals and the birth of our human species, the origins of the British, and individual casework on Richard III, Meryl Streep, and Andrew Marr. At the end of the course, the tutor will provide you with the option of DNA ancestry testing at a discounted rate.

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Course dates

10 Mar 2017 to 12 Mar 2017

Course duration

1 weekend(s)

Course fee

£270

Accommodation fees

Single room: £65 per night

Double/Twin room £55 per person, per night (2 people sharing)

Venue

Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
UK

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Course code

1617NRX096