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Fantastic Dead Beasts and How to Find Them (...and Study them!)

Please note this event will be held in a cellar bar accessed by a narrow staircase and there is no step-free access. Over 18s only.
Past event - 2019
22 May Doors open 7:00
event runs 7:30-9:30
The Raging Bull, 161 Lothian Road, Edinburgh,
Edinburgh EH3 9AA
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Join us to meet fascinating ancient beasts that once strolled the Earth. We welcome a panel of researchers from the University of Edinburgh who will be discussing how our understanding of the biology and development of these fantastic creatures is constantly being shaped by new research methods and technology.

Fantastic Dead Beasts panel discussion

Davide Foffa (Fellow at the National Museum of Scotland, looking at the 'Elgin Reptiles' using μCT scanning techniques)
@davfof
Julia Schwab (PhD student University of Edinburgh)
@Julia__Schwab
Michela Johnson (PhD Student at the University of Edinburgh )
@michela_johnson
Tom Challands (PhD Researcher in Palaeozoic fish and tetrapod sensory systems)
@TomChallands
Our panel comprises speakers covering topics such as:
Scotland's aquarium of the dead: the new and fascinating fishy beasts finally unlocked from their watery grave.
How some reptiles transitioned from land to sea during the Jurassic Period.
Triassic Scotland!
Senses of Jurassic Crocodiles!

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