Musings of a Clumsy Palaeontologist
Saturday, 19 March 2016
So long blogspot and thanks for all the fish...
After many years of blogging here at blogspot, I decided it was time to make my way over to Wordpress . I'm still perfecting it, but I h...
Monday, 29 February 2016
How old is that dinosaur?
One important aspect of palaeontology is identifying the age of the specimen we are describing. Exact age is generally not possible to know,...
Monday, 15 February 2016
Why should we fund palaeontology?
There has been a disturbing trend in the last few years by government funding organisations to both decrease the amount of funding for scien...
Thursday, 11 February 2016
Misidentified fossils - Turtle edition
My initial title for this blog was "Things that people thought were interesting fossils but turned out to be turtles". Of course, ...
Saturday, 30 January 2016
PhD of travelling! Holy moly
I've been living in the UK now for 4.5 years. The first year and a bit was on a student visa (very restrictive, not fun), but for 3 year...
Friday, 15 January 2016
Look at the little baby dinosaur!
Finally, the baby Chasmosaurus paper is out! This specimen is by no means new to the media or public, being highly publicised since it was...
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Scholarship applications, the bane of my existence
I've talked a lot about my situation as a PhD student that is not fully funded, and this is something I have had to deal a lot with over...
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