Gates Scholar Wins Darwin Correspondence Project Essay Prize

  • July 21, 2008

Congratulations to Kathryn Tabb on winning the Darwin Correspondence Project essay prize for her essay ‘Darwin at Orchis Bank’. The competition, which was open to students from all disciplines and stages of education, forms part of an initiative on Darwin and religion started by the Correspondence Project in 2007.

Kathryn has just completed her MPhil in History & Philosophy of Science funded by the Gates Cambridge Trust.

For further information on Kathryn’s award please see http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/news/dp/2008071804

 

 

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