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.


New Light on Old Britons

Our conference in the autumn this year presents the latest genetic, archaeological and historical research about the peopling of Britain and Ireland from the earliest times into the early historical period. Join us at the Royal Society on 30 October.

Genome Editing conference 2018

See videos and podcast interviews with our speakers from last year’s conference.

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The Galton Review

See the latest issue of our newsletter The Galton Review.