John van Wyhe

John van Wyhe is an historian of science at the University of Cambridge. He is the founder and director of Darwin Online, a Bye-Fellow of Christ’s College (Darwin’s own college), and a member of the British Society for the History of Science. van Wyhe is publishing three books and numerous shorter items on Darwin for 2009: an edited volume of Darwin’s shorter publications, Darwin’s notebooks from the voyage of the Beagle, a booklet on Darwin in Cambridge, and an accessible book on Darwin and evolution, Darwin.

Van Wyhe has also led the restoration of Darwin’s Christ’s College rooms and is contributing to a proposed iconography of Darwin. Dr van Wyhe is committed to sharing Darwin’s work, scholarship, and the history of science with the wider public. He lectures and broadcasts on Darwin, evolution, and the history of science around the world.

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