EventsSpeaker Series

The Royal Tyrrell Museum’s annual Speaker Series brings world-renowned scientists and researchers to the Museum and offers them a platform to discuss hot topics in palaeontology or to share results of their current research with the public.

Held Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. in the Museum auditorium from January to April.

Past Speaker Series presentations are also available online!
Royal Tyrrell Museum YouTube


For more information:

Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707

Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)

Outside North America



Speaker Series 2017

Thursday, January 19
David Eberth - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Fish, Mud, Mars and Time: The Royal Tyrrell Museum's Greatest Geologic Hits of 2016

Thursday, January 26
François Therrien - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
How Did Birds Get Their Wings? Feathered Ornithomimids from Alberta Shed Light on the Origin of Wings

Thursday, February 2
Glyn Williams-Jones - Simon Fraser University
Canadian Volcanoes, eh? Active Volcanoes on Canada's Ring of Fire

Thursday, February 9
Jon Noad - Calgary
Almost Like Being There: New Approaches to Deciphering Animal Behaviour from Trace Fossils

Thursday, February 16
Duane Froese - University of Alberta
Holocene Survival and the Final Extinction of Mainland and Island Mammoth Populations in Northwestern Canada and Alaska

Thursday, February 23
Derek Larson - Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum
The Teeth They are a-Changin': The Morphology, Disparity, and Evolution of Theropod Teeth in the Late Cretaceous of the Western Interior Basin

Thursday, March 2
Ramon Nagesan - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Move Over Nessie! Neck Mobility in Plesiosaurs, the Long-Necked Marine Reptiles of the Mesozoic

Did you miss a presentation? Speaker Series presentations are available on the Royal Tyrrell Museum You Tube channel!


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