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Cristina Torrente ⛈️ Feb 26
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Cristina Torrente ⛈️ Feb 25
of Twitter, could you share your horror stories of being a woman in your field? I want to put anonymous testimonies up on a board for this Friday , All the Science Ladies.
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NHM Fossil Fish Feb 25
Had some delicious cake today to celebrate Chie's birthday, she is one of our amazing volunteers. Chie had been volunteering for 12 years & is a fantastic member of (she must have reboxed over 10,000 specimens) Thank you & happy birthday
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Robert Boessenecker 🐳 Feb 24
New pub: early Miocene megamouth shark (teensy little tooth) from Belgium:
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Dr. Sarah Z. Gibson Feb 23
A new paper on the Dixie "Fish sticks" as we called them. Fishy concretions from the Jurassic Moenave Formation:
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The Life of Sharks Feb 21
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The PalAss Feb 21
Deadlines are fast approaching for our: 🦖 'Grant in Aid' scheme, which supports meetings, workshops & short courses 🦖 'Research Grant' scheme 🚨Apply by 1st March🚨 Further details:
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NHM Fossil Fish Feb 21
13 years ago I graduated from with a MSc in palaeobiology. It was here I decided I definitely wanted to work in museums. I also met some great friends who also work in the sector. Happy
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The PalAss Feb 20
Quantifying an apparent bias in the record: the Pull of the Recent on extant sharks and rays
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The PalAss Feb 18
The importance of non-dental characters in studying elasmobranch evolution - bullhead shark from Jurassic of Germany
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Florida Museum Feb 19
"Several of our projects question the development and regeneration of teeth in fishes, for example, how can produce a lifelong supply of teeth, and why does this process of tooth regeneration never stop?"🦈 talks to :
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Cristina Torrente ⛈️ Feb 20
Any plans for Fri 28 Feb? Because I'm sure I can trump them with an evening celebrating women in science at the . Join us for All the Science Ladies, and debate, discuss and get creative with brilliant researchers! 🦕🔬🔭⚒️👩‍🔬
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Palaeontographical Society Feb 20
One week left to apply for our Richard Owen Research Fund! This grant assists palaeontological research focusing on British fossil fauna & flora. Can be used for travel, materials or other expenses. Deadline: 28th February. See our website for details:
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Mostly Mammoths Feb 19
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NHM Fossil Fish Feb 19
Replying to @NHM_FossilFish
One of my favourites was Delivery guy:' we need to move this stuff, where is the guy to drive the forklift truck?' Me: umm that will be me, I'm the driver'. Delivery guy 'what you are a woman?'. Me: yes, what gave it away. Now do you want this stuff moved or not?!'
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NHM Fossil Fish Feb 19
Replying to @NHM_FossilFish
Or 'you seem really knowledgeable & great but my child wants to talk to a real palaeontologist'. Me: I'll start growing my beard. 'you don't look like you do much fieldwork'. Me: I organise fieldtrips. I love being in the field & yes I found that specimen in your hand'.
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NHM Fossil Fish Feb 19
Replying to @NHM_London
If you want to hear more about some fantastic women in science join me & others at I'll be in the story telling corner talking about my experience of working in palaeontology 'you don't look like a palaeontologist'....
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NHM Fossil Fish Feb 19
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Palaeontographical Society Feb 19
Are you an early career in the field of taxonomic & systematic ? Nominate yourself for our Edward Forbes Prize! Just over 1 week left to apply. See our website for details
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NHM Fossil Fish Feb 19
So difficult to just name 10. But this is such a great thing to do. Needs to be more sharing the Twitter love & the passion we all have for the subject! I thought I'd start by naming some colleagues who I'm proud to call friends! 1/2
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