AAMP Annual Meeting, April 19-22

Posted: January 31, 2017
The Association for Materials and Methods in Paleontology (AMMP) Annual Meeting is April 19-22, 2017 at the University of Texas, Austin.  Hosted by the Vertebrate Paleontology Labs, the meeting will feature oral presentations, hands-on workshops and field trips.  The abstract submission and meeting registration sites are open.  Share your new materials and methods, refinements on old materials and methods, and case stu...  Read More

Course Introduction to Ecological Data Analysis, Oct. 3-7, Barcelona.

Posted: February 19, 2016
New edition of the course "Introduction to Ecological Data Analysis - 2nd Edition", October 3rd- 7th, 2016.Instructor: Dr. Øyvind Hammer (University of Oslo, Norway). For this course we will use the free and friendly Past [http://folk.uio.no/ohammer/past/] software (written by the lecturer), but the methods are equally relevant for users of other programs. This course is aimed at postgraduate students, postdoctoral researc...  Read More

Iceman Reborn PBS/ NOVA Documentary

Posted: February 17, 2016
Iceman Reborn Watch as Otzi, a 5000-year-old mummy, is brought to life and preserved with 3D modeling. Airing February 17, 2016 at 9pm on PBS. He was stalked, attacked and left to die alone. Murdered more than 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman is Europe’s oldest known natural mummy. Miraculously preserved in glacial ice, his remarkably intact remains continue to provide scientists, historians, and archeologists with groundbreak...  Read More

Course The Use of Phylogenies in the Study of Macroevolution, Sept. 19-23, Barcelona.

Posted: January 28, 2016
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Juan López Cantalapiedra (Museum für Naturkunde, Germany). FOR WHOM?: This course is aimed at postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and established academics. First, this course will introduce participants to the use, modification and representation of phylogenetic trees. Then, we will focus on the use of phylogenetic information to reconstruct ancestral characters and biogeographic histories, learning how...  Read More

II Iberian Symposium on Geometric Morphometrics

Posted: January 12, 2016
II Iberian Symposium on Geometric MorphometricsIt is a pleasure to announce the II Iberian Symposium on Geometric Morphometrics, which will be held in Madrid (Spain) 9th-10th of June, 2016.  This time, the II ISGM is being organized by the Transmitting Science, The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and the Institut Català de Paleontologia M. C. You can find all the information at the Symposium webpage: www.2isgm.transmittings...  Read More

Advanced course GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS AND PHYLOGENY - 7th edition

Posted: December 1, 2015
INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK) DATES: September 12 -16, 2016PLACE: Facilities of the Centre of Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain) Testimonials of previous editions: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/gm/gm-and-phylogeny/#Testimonials  PROGRAM  1. Phylogeny, trees and phylogenetic reasoning.  2. Brief review of geo...  Read More

Scientific Illustration workshop, Barcelona, Spain

Posted: September 11, 2015
The third edition of the course "Introduction to Naturalistic and Scientific Illustration" is already open. SVP MEMBERS HAVE A 20 % DISCOUNT! DATES: May 9-13, 2016. Instructor: Oscar Sanisidro (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales- CSIC, Spain). Course webpage: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/draw/scientific-illustration/ Site: Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Ba...  Read More

International course 3D Geometric Morphometrics, Barcelona (Spain)

Posted: August 20, 2015
Dear colleagues, The 6th edition of our course "3D Geometric Morphometrics" has registration already open. SVP MEMBERS HAVE 20 % DISCOUNT ON THE FEE! Dates: May 23rd - 27th, 2016. Instructor: Dr Melissa Tallman (Grand Valley State University, USA). PLACE: Facilities of the Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Registration and more info: http://www.transmitti...  Read More

New course on 3D Model Generation, Nov 3-6, Barcelona,Spain

Posted: June 18, 2015
Registration is open for the course "3D Model Generation in Biosciences", November 3-6, 2015. Instructors: Josep Fortuny (Institut catalá de Paleotologia M.C., Spain) and Sergio Llácer (Institut catalá de Paleotologia M.C., Spain). SVP members have a 20 % discount on the fee. End of reduced fee registration: June 30th! The goal of this course is to explain how you can work with a range of technologies with the aim of ob...  Read More

Introduction to Biomechanical Computer Simulation: Finite Element Analysis Applied to Biosciences - 4th ed.

Posted: June 4, 2015
Registration is open for the workshop "Introduction to Biomechanical Computer Simulation: Finite Element Analysis Applied to Biosciences - 4th ed." Dates: November 9-13, 2015. Instructors: Dr. Josep Fortuny (ICP and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain) and Dr. Jordi Marcé-Nogué (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and ICP), Spain). SVP MEMBERS HAVE A 20 % DISCOUNT ON THE FEE. PLACE: Facilities of the Centre de ...  Read More

Ancient DNA: the first three decades

Posted: May 28, 2015
Royal Society Publishing has recently published Ancient DNA: the first three decades, organized and edited by Erika Hagelberg, Michael Hofreiter and Christine Keyser. This content can be accessed at http://bit.ly/PTB1660 and the articles at http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/370/1660​ A print version is also available at the special price of £35.00. You can order online via the above web page (enter special code TB ...  Read More

Workshop Course Geometric Morphometrics and Phylogeny - 6th ed, Sept 7-11

Posted: April 26, 2015
INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK). DATES: SEPTEMBER 7-11, 2015; 38 teaching hours. PLACE: Facilities of the Centre of Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Organized by: Transmitting Science, the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont and the Council of Hostalets de Pierola. More information: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/g...  Read More

Course "THE USE OF PHYLOGENIES IN THE STUDY OF MACROEVOLUTION - 3rd edition"

Posted: April 3, 2015
Dates: September 28-October 2, 2015. Instructor: Dr. Juan López Cantalapiedra (Museo de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Spain). SVP members will get a 20 % discount on the fee! New phylogenetic methods would allow us to draw on the information encapsulated in phylogenetic trees in order to address a wide range of questions on macroevolution. First, this course will introduce participants to the use, modification and representation of ph...  Read More

Workshop INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS - 6 th edition

Posted: March 8, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Prof. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK) and Dr. Jesús Marugán (UAM, Spain). End reduced fee regsitration: March 15!. SVP members have a 20 % discount on the fee. Dates and Place: July 27-31, 2015. This time the course will be held at the beautiful rural house "Can Julià" (http://www.canjulia.org/?lang=en) , in Barcelona province (Spain), with option to stay there during the course (all-inclu...  Read More

Second First Floridians First Americans Conference

Posted: February 23, 2015
The Second First Floridians First Americans Conference will be in the Monticello, Florida Opera House on October 1, 2, 3, 2015. We will present 22 speakers and an Exhibit hall will include displays of pre-Clovis artifacts and an artifact identification booth where private collectors can learn the age of their finds. Because of the stature of the nearby Page-Ladson site, our speakers include Dennis Stanford of the Smithsonian, Michael...  Read More

Workshop "HISTORICAL BIOGEOGRAPHY: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS"

Posted: February 5, 2015
SVP members have a 20 % discount on the fee! DATES: June 15-19, 2015. INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Lone Aagesen (IBODA, CONICET, Argentina) and Dr. Claudia A. Szumik (Miguel Lillo Foundation, CONICET, Argentina). PLACE: Facilities of the Centre of Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). WEBPAGE:http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/biog/historic-biogeography/ This course provides bas...  Read More

Course on 3D Geometric Morphometrics - 5th edition, May 4-8, 2015

Posted: January 12, 2015
Instructor: Dr. Melissa Tallman (Grand Valley State University, USA). SVP members have a 20 % discount. DATES: May 4-8, 2015. PLACE: Facilities of the Centre of Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Course Website: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/gm/3d-gm/ The workshop is entitled to teach the main concepts of shape analysis based on three-dimensional landmark coordin...  Read More

Course on quantitative cladistics and use of TNT - 2nd Edition

Posted: January 12, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Goloboff and Dr. Szumik (Conicet, Argentina). DATE: June 29 - July 3, 2015. PLACE: Facilities of the Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). WEBPAGE: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/phylo/cladistics/  PROGRAM: - Intro and Basics. Parsimony and phylogenetic systematics. Character optimisation and mapping. Most parsimonious reco...  Read More

Progressive Palaeontology Conference

Posted: January 12, 2015
SVP is pleased to support the Palaeontological Association event "Progressive Palaeontology" set for Bristol, UK in April, 2015.  SVP will provide a travrl grant for an SVP member based on application and review as posted on the website: http://www.palass.org/modules.php?name=propal&page=103   The conference twitter hashtag is #ProgPal15 and the Facebook group can be found here: https://www.fa...  Read More

Workshop on Integration and Modularity with Geometric Morphometrics, April 7-10, 2015. Barcelona

Posted: November 14, 2014
Registration is open for the course "Integration and Modularity with Geometric Morphometrics - 4th edition"; April 7-10, 2015. INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK). SVP members have a 20 % discount! Course webpage: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/gm/modularity-and-gm/ Program: Brief review of geometric morphometrics: Procrustes fit, shape space, covariance matrices, etc. ...  Read More
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