The Royal Tyrrell Museum’s annual Speaker Series brings world-renowned scientists and researchers to the Museum and offers them a platform to discuss hot topics in palaeontology or to share results of their current research with the public.
Speaker Series presentations are available online!
Royal Tyrrell Museum YouTube
For more information:
Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707
Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)
Outside North America
Speaker Series 2016
Thursday, January 21
Don Henderson - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Over the Heads of Dinosaurs-Pterosaurs
Thursday, January 28
Joe Sanchez and Ben Borkovic - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Wading Through History: Fossil Hunting along Rivers Affected by the 2013 Southern Alberta Flood
Thursday, February 4
Caleb Brown - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
“Hellboy” the Regaliceratops: What this New Horned Dinosaur tells us about the Evolution of Ceratopsians
Thursday, February 11
Calla Carbone - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
The Ediacaran Period: Glimpses of the Earth's Earliest Animals
Thursday, February 18
David Greenwood - Brandon University, MB
British Columbia's Eocene Lakes and Forests: New Perspectives on Temperate Islands (in the stream) From a Past Greenhouse World
Thursday, February 25
Richard Cifelli -University of Oklahoma, OK
Early Cretaceous Mammals from the Cloverly Formation, Montana
Thursday, March 3
Kirstin Brink - University of British Columbia, BC
Histology Reveals Hidden Complexity in Theropod Dinosaur Teeth
Thursday, March 10
François Therrien - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
The Cretaceous-Paleogene Mass Extinction: What Do We Really Know?
Thursday, March 17
Gregg Gunnell - Duke University, NC
Fossils of the Night—The History of Bats Through Time
Thursday, March 24
Easter week - No Talk
Thursday, March 31
Pavel Skutchas - St. Petersburgh State University, Russia
Fossil Salamanders and Albanerpetontids from Siberia
Thursday, April 7
Christine Shellska - University of Calgary, AB
The Rhetoric of Intelligent Design
Thursday, April 14
Annie Quinney - University of Calgary, AB
The Amber Trap: Unlocking Stories of Ancient Polar Climates from Fossilized Tree Resin
Thursday, April 21
Edward Guinan - Villanova University, PA
Searching for Life-Bearing Exoplanets in our Galaxy
Thursday, April 28
Neffra Matthews - Bureau of Land Management, Denver, CO
Application of Photogrammetry and Drone Technology to Paleontological Research
Did you miss a presentation? Speaker Series presentations are available on the Royal Tyrrell Museum You Tube channel!
Located 6 km from Drumheller, the Museum is nestled in the heart of the Canadian Badlands where fossil hunters have prospected for over a century.
Inside the Royal Tyrrell Museum
Discover the truth, curiosity and wonder of the Museum in our souvenir book.
Become a fan, make comments, and share photos on our Facebook page.