INTRODUCTION TO NATURALISTIC AND SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATION

Posted: October 3, 2013
Instructor: Oscar Sanisidro (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales- Csic, Spain). SVP members have a 20 % discount. Dates: May 12-16, 2014. Site: Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain). This course offers a broad introduction to scientific illustration applied to biological sciences with some remarks in palaeontology. It includes general elements in the production of a scien...  Read More

Mid-Mesozoic: The Age of Dinosaurs in Transition

Posted: September 30, 2013
Late Jurassic - Early Cretaceous Paleontology Field Conference April 30-May 5, 2014 Fruita, Colorado & Green River, Utahhttp://www.utahpaleo.org/mid-mesozoic-conference.html  Read More

North American Paleontological Convention 2014

Posted: September 26, 2013
North American Paleontological Convention 2014 Feb.15-18 in Gainesville, FL abstract deadline: October 14, 2013 for more information please visit the NAPC website at: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/napc/  Read More

ANAPS student funding for NAPC

Posted: September 3, 2013
To the member committees of the Association of North American Paleontological Societies (ANAPS), The Paleontological Society Council has elected to assign $10,000 in funding from the ANAPS account to provide funding for students at the upcoming 10th North American Paleotological Convention (NAPC) in Gainesville, Florida. This funding will be used to help defray the costs of travel and registration for students who present at NAPC. P...  Read More

4th International Palaeontological Congress

Posted: August 23, 2013
The Organizing Committee of the Fourth International Palaeontological Congress 2014 keeps you updated about the most recent news through the August IPC4 Newsletter. Important information: Early bird Registration Deadline. If you are a PhD student, you need to be registered in order to apply for financial assistance to attend the IPC4. Remember this deadline: August 30th 2013 and save up to 20%. Don't miss the opportunity and reg...  Read More

Course: INTEGRATION AND MODULARITY WITH GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS

Posted: August 2, 2013
20 % off for SVP members! DATES: January 28-31, 2014. INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK). PLACE: Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona, Spain. ORGANIZED BY: Transmitting Science and the Council of Els Hostalets de Pierola. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/gm/modularity-and-gm/ or writing to courses@transmittingscience.org The aim of the workshop is to provide participants ...  Read More

4th International Palaeontological Congress

Posted: July 20, 2013
The Organizing Committee of the Fourth International Palaeontological Congress, Mendoza (Argentina), 2014 keeps you updated about the most recent news through the July IPC4 Newsletter: http://www.ipc4mendoza2014.org.ar/newsletter/mailing- july-2013.html Do not forget that the Early Bird Registration deadline is approaching! Please, visit the 4thIPC web site for more for information: http://www.ipc4mendoza2014.org.ar/  Read More

Courses on Ecological Data Analysis, November 2013, Barcelona, Spain

Posted: June 17, 2013
Registration is open for the following courses: - "A FRIENDLY INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGICAL STATISTICS", November 18-19, 2013. More info: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/intro-ecol-statistics/ "A TOOLKIT OF ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DATA ANALYSIS", November 20-22. More info: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/ecological-data-analysis/ Participation in both courses has a discount. ...  Read More

Course INTRODUCTION TO FUNCTIONAL MORPHOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS - 3rd Edition, January 13-15, 2014. Spain.

Posted: June 6, 2013
Registration is open for the course "INTRODUCTION TO FUNCTIONAL MORPHOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS - 3rd Edition" INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Fariña (Universidad de la República, Uruguay), Dr. De Esteban-Trivigno (ICP and Transmitting Science, Spain) and Mr. Ibañez-Gimeno (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain) DATES: January 13-15, 2014. 24 hours on-site. PLACE: Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusa...  Read More

Course "INTRODUCTION TO BIOMECHANICAL COMPUTER SIMULATION: DIGITAL MODELING AND FINITE ELEMENTS ANALYSIS APPLIED TO BIOSCIENCIES - Second edition"

Posted: June 6, 2013
SVP MEMBERS HAVE A 20 % DISCOUNT ON THE CURRENT FEE INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Fortuny (Institut Català de Paleontologia, Spain) and Dr. Marcé-Nogué (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain) DATES: January 16-24, 2014. PLACE: Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Organized by: Transmitting Science, Institut Català de Paleontologia and Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica. More info: http://www.transmittingscienc...  Read More

Registration is open for the course "Disentangling evolutionary relationships with Phylogenetic Comparative Methods - Second edition"; October 7-11, 2013.

Posted: April 26, 2013
INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Alejandro González-Voyer (EBD, Spain) and Dr. Achaz von Hardenberg (Alpine Wildlife Research Centre, Italy) . SITE: Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona, Spain. SVP MEMBERS HAVE A 20 % DISCOUNT ON THE FEE! This course will provide an introduction to phylogenetic comparative methods (PCM) focusing on Phylogenetic Generalized Least Squares (PGLS) and introducing Phylogenetic Path Analysis methods. PCMs provide a mean...  Read More

Travel Funds Available to August 2013 Kunming Workshop

Posted: March 19, 2013
The Chinese NSFC and the US NSF are hosting another in the sequence of “Critical Transitions Workshops” to foster collaborative research on major events in the history of life, to be held in Kunming, China on August 3-6, 2013. See http://www.criticaltransitions.org/workshop5.html for a previous workshop in Los Angeles (and links to older workshops); a new website is under construction and should be online soon. Funds are ...  Read More

Course INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS - Fourth edition

Posted: February 24, 2013
INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK) and Dr. Jesús Marugán-Lobón (UAM, Spain) DATES: July 14-18, 2013; 38 teaching hours, (the week after X ICVM in Barcelona) PLACE: Els hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain) More information: Transmitting Scince or write to courses@transmittingscience.org Organized by: Transmitting Science, the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont and the Council of Hos...  Read More

Progressive Palaeontology 2013

Posted: February 19, 2013
Progressive Palaeontology is an annual conference giving early-career scientists the opportunity to share their research in a friendly atmosphere. We are pleased to announce that the 2013 meeting will be held in the School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. This year's programme will include an icebreaker reception, posters and presentations, and the annual dinner and prize-giving. Lastly, experts will...  Read More

Open registration for Phylogenies and Macroevolution course

Posted: February 13, 2013
Registration is open for the course "THE USE OF PHYLOGENIES IN THE STUDY OF MACROEVOLUTION", September 9-13, 2013. Instructor: Dr. Juan López Cantalapiedra (Museo de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Spain). Place: Els hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Organized by: Transmitting Science and Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont. More information: http://www.transmittingscience.org/phylogeny_and_macroevolution.htm...  Read More

2013 PaleoFest presented by Burpee Museum

Posted: January 29, 2013
Join us for a first of its kind symposium at this year's PaleoFest. In comemoration of Burpee Museum's 15th Annual PaleoFest, we will be hosting a Late Cretaceous symposium titled "The End of the Dinosaurs: Changes in the Late Cretaceous Biosphere" in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The symposium will feature approximately 30 lectures from an international, and world-renowned field of speak...  Read More

Last call 3D Geometric Morphometrics course - Third edition

Posted: January 29, 2013
Instructor: Dr. Lissa Tallman (Grand Valley State University, USA). Dates: May 15-17, 2013 (reduced registration until February 15). Place: Els hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Organized by: Transmitting Science and Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont. More information: http://www.transmittingscience.org/3d_gm.htm 20 % DISCOUNT FOR SVP, EAVP AND APA MEMBERS!  Read More

Last call for cladistics course in Spain

Posted: January 24, 2013
This is the last call for the course "QUANTITATIVE CLADISTICS AND USE OF TNT", June 3-7, 2013. Instructors: Dr. Goloboff and Dr. Szumik (Conicet, Argentine). The workshop will cover the basics of parsimony analysis and character optimization, tree-searches, diagnosing and summarizing results efficiently, and measuring group supports. It will have extensive hands-on exercises which will help participants get familiar with ...  Read More

Cordilleran GSA Meeting Irvingtonian Paleontology Session and Field Trip

Posted: January 17, 2013
We call your attention to a paleontology theme session entitled “Irvingtonian Paleoecology of Western North America” and a related field trip at the GSA-Cordilleran Section meeting May 20-22 in Fresno, CA. Description: This theme session will provide an opportunity for numerous Pleistocene researchers to present new data and synthesize earlier data concerning terrestrial paleontology, palynology, and paleoclimatology of ...  Read More

Integration and Modularity with Geometric Morphometrics-Second Edition

Posted: January 3, 2013
Instructor: Dr. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK). Date: April 2-5, 2013. Place: Sabadell facilities of the Institut Català de Paleontologia (Barcelona, Spain). Organized by: Transmitting Science and the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia M. Crusafont. The aim of the workshop is to provide participants with an overview of morphometric approaches to studying morphological integration and modularity. The concepts of integr...  Read More
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