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Forthcoming title: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent

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We are pleased to announce the latest addition to our titles currently in preparation: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent by Philip Hadland, due for publication in 2017. Phil studied geology at Liverpool, followed by a Masters degree in Palaeobiology at Bristol, graduating ten years ago. Since then he has volunteered in the geology department of Bristol City Museum and worked at Canterbury City Council Museums. He has also worked in the Earth Sciences collections department at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. He is chairman of GeoconservationKent and does a lot of voluntary work for local museums. He had the...

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Forthcoming title: Fossil Collecting in England and Wales

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We are pleased to announce the following new title, which is currently in preparation for publication in early to mid 2017: Fossil Collecting in England and Wales - A guide to the collection, preservation and display of fossils, with 50 locations fully described by Craig Chapman and Steve Snowball, both of the UKAFH (UK Amateur Fossil Hunters).   This is a guide on how, where and what to find, when collecting fossils in the UK. It looks at the best locations across England and Wales, where collectors are likely to obtain productive results, whether on an organized field event or...

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7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber

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The International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber (usually shortened to Fossils x3) is held every three years under the auspices of the International Palaeoentomological Society. Next year (2016) it will be held in the UK, at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. Siri Scientific Press are pleased to announce that we will be publishing the Abstracts book for the scientific talks and posters that will be presented at the conference and the production of this volume is currently underway. Dr David Penney of Siri Scientific Press will be giving a Keynote Lecture entitled: Amber Palaeobiology - Trends and...

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Forthcoming title: So you want to be a palaeontologist?

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We are pleased to announce the following new title which will be available early next year: So you want to be a palaeontologist? - Advice for fossil enthusiasts of all ages (ISBN 978-0-9929979-6-0, 64 pages, expected RRP £11.99). From the back cover: Palaeontology is a rather unique career choice, in that at one point or another most kids (and some adults) want to be a palaeontologist, but very few of them are ever able to realize their dream. However, there are more avenues into palaeontology related work today than there ever have been and the main purpose of this book...

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Forthcoming title: BRITISH TRILOBITES

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Trilobites represent one of the most iconic fossil groups. They were incredibly diverse in the Palaeozoic seas but are now extinct. Following on from our two highly popular books on trilobites already published, we are very pleased to announce the forthcoming new title: British Trilobites by Dr Robert Kennedy and with photography by Sinclair Stammers. This work is still in the early stages of production and we expect it will be ready sometime mid-late 2016. If you would like to keep updated about this title please follow us on Facebook. If you need some additional trilobite reading in the meantime...

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