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Blog Entry Chill winds keep the ravages of time at bay
As the winter cold sets in across Britain, it might be a sobering thought that geologists at Leicester have discovered that fierce glacial winds are behind the preservation of fossils in Africa.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / November
Blog Entry Quetzalcoatlus in 3D! Leicester pterosaur expert advises Christmas Day highlight
Six o-clock on Christmas Day. You’ve opened your pressies, had lunch, had a nap, watched The Queen. It’s dark and cold outside but inside it’s time for the highlight of the festive TV schedules: Flying Monsters on Sky 3D!
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Department of Geology to host Palaeontology conference
Annual conference for early career researchers to be held at the University from 1-3 June 2017
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / October
Blog Entry Jane Turns 10 - a Celebration of Jane the T. rex at the University of Leicester
Located in Academic Departments / / News and Events / News 2018
Blog Entry A ptotally pterrific pterobranch: amazing Cambrian fossil discovered
Pterobranch? It’s a type of hemichordate. Hemichordate...? Not the most familiar group of animals, for sure, but in evolutionary terms hemichordates are very important. To understand why, we first need to consider chordates – and before that, we need to consider vertebrates…
Located in News and Events / / 2011 Archive / March
Blog Entry £605k NERC Consortium Grant Success for Dr Sarah Davies
The research project, "The Mid-Palaeozoic biotic crisis: setting the trajectory of tetrapod evolution", will generate a coherent picture of the biotic, environmental and geological conditions of the 15-20 million years recovery period following a a major extinction event (at the end-Devonian).
Located in Academic Departments / / News and Events / News 2012
Blog Entry New species of rare ancient 'worm' discovered in fossil hotspot
Professor Emeritus David Siveter, of the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, part of research team that made the discovery in 430 million-years-old Silurian rocks in Herefordshire
Located in News and Events / / 2018 Archive / August
Blog Entry 20 Leicester researchers visit the Palaeontological Association's Annual Meeting
Located in Academic Departments / / News and Events / News 2012
Blog Entry A finding to get your (fossilised) teeth into
Tiny fraction of jaw bone turns out to be world's largest toothed pterosaur
Located in News and Events / / 2011 Archive / October
Blog Entry Ideal solution: how to remove gold from fossils quickly, cheaply and safely
Chemists and geologists join forces to solve microscopy problem.
Located in News and Events / / 2012 Archive / May

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