Centre for Computational Evolution



The Centre for Computational Evolution brings together researchers who share an interest in developing software tools and mathematical models for understanding evolution and molecular ecology from genes to genomes. This approach spans fields as diverse as linguistics, ecology, the origin of life and epidemiology.  

The Centre for Computational Evolution brings together researchers who share an interest in developing software tools and mathematical models for understanding evolution and molecular ecology from genes to genomes. This approach spans fields as diverse as linguistics, ecology, the origin of life and epidemiology. 

 

  • Dravidian language family origins
    19 April 2018
    Remco Bouckaert and colleagues from Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History have determined where and when the Dravidian language family of South Asia developed.
  • Solving the mystery of the origins of early Australian language
    13 April 2018
    Quentin Atkinson, Remco Bouckaert and Claire Bowern (Yale University) used phylogenetic methodologies to solve the mystery of the origins of the hunter-gatherer language family, Pama-Nyungan, which spread across Australia.
  • BEAST v2.5.0 major update is out
    11 April 2018
    This major update of BEAST v2.5.0 is now compatible with Java 8, 9 and 10. It also includes other ease-of-use improvements.
  • Research Bazaar 2018 | Apply to attend now
    22 May 2018
    The Research Bazaar (ResBaz) is a three-day festival promoting digital literacy in modern research. This is a free, annual event to help you master several new research skills while having fun. Applications for ResBaz Auckland 2018 are now open. If you would like to attend, find out more and apply.
  • Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
    10 April 2018
    The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.