EventsSpeaker Series

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:

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310-0000 then (403) 823-7707

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Outside North America



Speaker Series 2015

Thursday, February 26
François Therrien - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Alberta: Land of Dinosaurs and Other Palaeontological Wonders

Wednesday, March 4
Alexander Dutchak - University of Calgary
The Warm Fuzzies: Mammals and Climate Change in the Eocene of North America

Thursday, March 5
Lorna O’Brien - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
A Year in the Life of the Royal Tyrrell Museum’s Palaeontology Lab

Thursday, March 12
Jean-Bernard Caron - Royal Ontario Museum
The Marble Canyon Burgess Shale Locality and the Early Evolution of Fishes

Thursday, March 19
Massimo Delfino - University of Turin
The Fossil and Archaeological Record of Turtle-Human Relationships

Thursday, March 26
John Hoffecker - University of Colorado; Boulder, Co.
The Role of Beringia in the Global Dispersal of Modern Humans

Thursday, April 2
Caleb Brown - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
New Research on Horned Dinosaurs

Thursday, April 9
Darren Tanke - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Hope Johnson (1916-2010): Artist, Botanist, and Amateur Palaeontologist

Thursday, April 16
Julie Meachen - Des Moines University
The End of the Ice Age: Ecology, Functional Morphology, and Megafaunal Response to a Changing World

Thursday, April 23
Don Henderson - Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
A big step for a fish - the evolution of four-legged land animals

Thursday, April 30
Kentaro Chiba - University of Toronto
Bone Histology and Growth Dynamics of Dinosaurs Using Various Imaging Techniques

Did you miss a presentation? Speaker Series presentations are available on the Royal Tyrrell Museum You Tube channel!


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