Fossil findings, news and controversy
Interested in the latest and greatest from the world of palaeontology?
Fossilised Janjucetus skull
Source: Museum Victoria Photographer: Rodney Start
Join museum experts on a tour of Melbourne Museum’s Evolution Gallery, followed by a series of ‘vignettes‘ on what’s new, controversial and exciting, presented by leading international palaeontologists. Speakers will include top palaeontologists from around the world-Prof Jenny Clack, UK (early amphibians), Prof Zhu Min, China (spectacular feathered dinosaurs); Dr Ewan Fordyce, NZ (whale origins); Dr Stephen Godfrey, USA, (on evolution and creationism); Dr Steve Salisbury, Australia (new Australian dinosaurs).
To wrap up the evening, you are invited to enjoy some refreshments while you talk to the experts and get a chance to see some of the latest fossil finds.
Event type: Talk
Price: $20 per person, bookings are essential
Session Time: 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm, tour starts at 5pm, talks start at 6pm.
Further information: Tour 5:00-5:45pm, commencing from museum front foyer. Lecture and refreshments 6:00-8:00pm in the Age Theatre.
Venue: The Age Theatre, Melbourne Museum
Address: Nicholson St, Carlton, Melbourne
Melway reference: 2B J10
Phone: 8341 7777
Fax: 8341 7778