Speaker Series

Join the Royal Tyrrell Museum online for free talks by world-renowned scientists and researchers, exploring hot topics in palaeontology and results of current research.


2023 Schedule


February 9: Amelia Zietlow, American Museum of Natural History, NYC    
Mosasaurs: World Serpents of the Cretaceous

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February 16: Anne-Marie Tossolini, University of Melbourne, Australia    
Paleocene Floras of Antarctica as Indicators of Past Climate

February 23: Aaron Kilmury, University of Manitoba    
Vertebrate Faunal Assemblages of the Late Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway of Manitoba, Canada

March 2: Ellen Curano, University of Wyoming    
Excavating Wyoming’s Ancient Tropical Forests While Challenging (and Changing) the Face of Science

March 9: Elsa Panciroli, Oxford University of Natural History, UK    
Beasts Before Us: The Untold Story of Mammal Evolution

Wednesday, March 15: Emily Bamforth, Philip J. Currie Museum    
Ecosystem Jenga: What Tiny Fossils Tell Us About a Massive Extinction

March 23: Caroline Stromberg, University of Washington    
Topic: Evolutions of Grasses and Grasslands

March 30: Talia Lowi-Merri, University of Toronto    
Locomotion Ecology in the Fossil Bird Ichthyornis

April 6: Yara Haridy, University of Chicago     
Deep-Time Beginnings of Bone Biology

April 13: Taran Grant, University of San Paolo, Brazil    
Chemical Defense in Poison Frogs

April 20: Magdalena Krajcarz, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland     
A Brief (Pre-) History of the Domestic Cat

April 27: Angela Perri, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX    
Chasing Tales: Wolves, Dogs, Evolution, and Domestication


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