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Dan Riskin ('97 BSc), host of the Discovery Channel's Daily Planet.
How clues from the prehistoric past can help us understand the future of life on Earth.
August 8, 2017
Finding opens door for dozens of new species to be discovered
July 12, 2017
New research shows group of ancient reptiles typically associated with flight actually spent more time walking.
June 6, 2017
Paleontologists discover first record of fossil skin from Tyrannosaurus rex
May 9, 2017
Researchers publish findings on biggest-ever dinosaur egg discovery
May 2, 2017
New feathered but flightless Jianianhualong tengi fleshes out dinosaur-bird family tree
April 26, 2017
Paleontologists pair prehistoric skull with skeleton from Dinosaur Provincial Park
April 18, 2017
Researchers suggest sea scorpions used serrated tail spine to dispatch their prey
March 3, 2017
Researchers investigate evolution of bipedalism in ancient dinosaur ancestors
December 8, 2016
Paleontologists discover dino tail, blood, and feathers encased in amber.
Paleontologist Phil Currie awarded the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Cross.
October 24, 2016
Findings heighten awareness of bird-like dinosaur sociality
August 1, 2016
Scientists identify smoking gun with evidence of the end of thirsty megafauna.
September 19, 2016
Alumnus Julius Csotonyi is renowned for not only his work in museums around the world but also for creating prehistoric-themed stamps for Canada Post.
July 20, 2016
Patagonian fossil of new dinosaur species gives clues to evolutionary origins.
June 20, 2016
Decades-long evolutionary mystery solved thanks to new research showing how a unique adaptation for night vision gave mammals a critical advantage over predatory dinosaurs in the Jurassic period.
A comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs.
When air-breathing terrestrial animals return to water.
A comprehensive overview of the origin of vertebrates.
A comprehensive overview of the origins of birds.
Share in the excitement of the discovery, uncovering, and transport of a significant dinosaur.
Internationally renowned paleontologist Philip J. Currie delves into details surrounding the Korean Mongolia International Dinosaur Project.
The dinosaur-bone bed known as the River of Death covers 41,000 square feet. The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum houses fossils from the area as well as state-of-the art research and educational facilities.
The search for dinosaur bones has taken UAlberta paleontologist Phil Currie to both poles and many spots in between. In 2012, his travels and his many scientific accomplishments were recognized by the Explorers Club.
Find out what programs UAlberta offers for those interested in becoming a palaeontologist.
Professor and Canada Research Chair
BSc: U. of Toronto
MSc and PhD Biology
(with Distinction): McGill