The Galton Institute is a learned society concerned with the scientific study of all aspects of human heredity. These include molecular genetics, genetic medicine, genetic epidemiology, population genetics and population dynamics, demographics, human evolution, elements of psychology and the statistical analysis of inherited traits.


Surveying Galton's Legacy

Our annual conference this year is on Sir Francis Galton’s Legacy. Why don’t you join us on 15 November at the Royal Society?

Advances in Genetics: a Second Teachers' Conference

We are holding our free biennial A-level teachers’ conference in Manchester on 28 June and look forward to welcoming you.

The Galton Review

The fourth issue of our new newsletter The Galton Review is now available.