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Blackberry Hill Fossils: Author talk and book signing event

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If you missed seeing our author of Solving the Mystery of the First Animals on Land: The Fossils of Blackberry Hill, Kenneth (Chris) Gass giving his talk at the Heart of Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society show recently, you now have another chance to hear about this remarkable fossil locality. Chris with sample fossils prior to giving his talk at the Heart of Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society show in Marshfield, Wisconsin on 1 May, 2016. Photo courtesy of Donald Kelman.His talk was well received at the HWGMS and the presentation drew a full house, which according to the show...

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Review of the 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Edinburgh 2016

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We have just returned from the 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, 2016. It was hosted by the National Museums Scotland (NMS) under the auspices of the International Palaeoentomological Society (IPS) and organized by Dr Andrew Ross (NMS) and his team, with input from David Penney and Siri Scientific Press who edited and published the abstracts volume. Additional support was provided by the Palaeontological Association which provided financial support for the Keynote speakers. The conference opened on 26 April with an icebreaker whisky tasting session at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. This gave the delegates (most of...

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Author talk and book signing event

Posted by David Penney on

Kenneth (Chris) Gass, author of our title Solving the Mystery of the First Animals on Land: The Fossils of Blackberry Hill will be giving a presentation on the remarkable fossils of Blackberry Hill, which will be followed by a book signing event. click cover to go the product page for more information about this title ... and remember you never pay full RRP when you order directly from our website! Chris with some of the remarkable fossil trackways preserved at Blackberry Hill The talk will take place during the Heart of Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society's annual show as follows:1:00PM-2:00PM,...

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Siri Scientific Press at the Tucson fossil show 2016

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Many of you will be aware that the Tucson Fossil Show in Arizona is one of the largest events in the palaeo calendar. Fossil dealers and collectors come from all over the world to marvel at the incredible wealth of material on display.   A nice Ceraurus trilobite on display at the show (photos by Phillip Isotalo) Although we have not yet made it to the show in person, several of our our titles have done so, courtesy of various different dealers from the UK and the USA. Cindy Howells from National Museum of Wales, with a couple of our...

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Pleased to announce our official support of Progressive Palaeontology 2016

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Siri Scientific Press are pleased to announce that we are formal sponsors of the next Progressive Palaeontology conference, due to be held at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History from 19-22 May 2016. This is an important event where young research palaeontologists in the early stages of post-graduate research are able to present their research to their peers. We have been formal supporters of this meeting since 2013. More details about this event can be seen in the official poster below. For additional information email: progpal2016@palass.org  Updates will be available on their Facebook page which can be found by...

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