Author Archives: David Marshall

Episode 9: The Palaeontological Association AGM

January 1st, 2013 | by David Marshall

The 16th to the 18th December 2012 saw University College Dublin host  The Palaeontological Association (PalAss) 56th annual general meeting. PalAss are a [&hellip

Episode 8: Mesozoic Vertebrate Ecology

December 15th, 2012 | by David Marshall

The Mesozoic Era saw the spectacular rise and fall of many groups, particularly in terrestrial vertebrates. These include birds, squamates, [&hellip

Episode 7: Colouration in fossils

November 15th, 2012 | by David Marshall

Animals and plants use colour for a variety of reasons including absorbing solar radiation, camouflage and communication including sexual display. [&hellip

Episode 5: Mistaken Point

October 15th, 2012 | by David Marshall

The biota of the Ediacaran period (635 – 541 ma) is of critical importance to our understanding of the origin of [&hellip

Episode 3: Amber and parasitism

September 15th, 2012 | by David Marshall

In our first episode on the early origins of life, we discussed how without symbiosis or mutualism (the co-operation of [&hellip

Episode 2: Isotelus rex

September 1st, 2012 | by David Marshall

In June we got the opportunity to speak to Dave Rudkin, curator of arthropods at the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada. In [&hellip


September 1st, 2012 | by David Marshall

After many days of hard work, we finally have the site up and running! Firstly, we would like to thank [&hellip

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