miércoles, febrero 27, 2019

Are you interested in outreach and education in paleontology?

Are you interested in outreach and education in paleontology?

The Paleontological Society offers outreach and education grants to support activities involving educational outreach and community engagement in paleontology.

Potentially fundable projects include (but are not limited to):
- opportunities for undergraduates to become involved in paleontological outreach
- development of new educational “apps” or technologies
- production of educational materials that could be distributed more widely
- field trips to fossil sites and/or museums for teachers and pre-college students
- educator training and curriculum development
- participation in local community initiatives
- development of educational materials for classroom use
- website or other online material development

Amount of grant
Up to $2,500 per grant

Friday March 2, 2019

To learn more, please see:

Please email Rowan Lockwood (rxlock@wm.edu) rather than replying to Paleonet.

martes, febrero 26, 2019

9th interdisciplinary course SCIENCE & PAST

The Environmental Sciences Institute (IUCA) of the University of Zaragoza is organizing the 9th interdisciplinary course SCIENCE & PAST, to be held in Zaragoza (Spain) on March 13-15, 2019.

This edition "Science and Past: Studying and Preserving Organic and Biomaterial Heritage" is focused on the development and use of scientific techniques in order to extract archaeological, historical and conservation information from organic and biomaterials belonging to our cultural heritage. In this edition, special focus will be given on understand and preserve these type of materials through an in-depth scientific approach.

The lectures are addressed to students, researchers and professionals in chemistry, physics, geology, biology, archaeology, conservation science, palaeontology, etc., to acquire a solid knowledge on the state of art of this topic, applied to the study, safeguarding, conservation and authentication of material heritage.


Please use this on-line registration form for the registration

Registration fees:
Early registration (until February 27th, 2019): 80 € students; 150 € seniors.
Late registration (from February 28th, 2019): 100 € students; 200 € seniors.

Students form the University or Zaragoza: 20 €

More information: http://iuca.unizar.es/noticia/science-and-past-studying-and-preserving-organic-and-biomaterial-heritage/