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Dan Riskin ('97 BSc), host of the Discovery Channel's Daily Planet.
Paleontology is a basic science concerned with the evolutionary history of life.
Our Paleontology program concentrates on the study of fossils and ancient life forms. It is an interdisciplinary program designed to give students a strong background in paleontology, earth sciences and biological sciences.
Our program is offered through the department of Biological Sciences as well as the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
World renowned University of Alberta paleontologist, Dr. Philip Currie who helped put the Grande Prairie area on the map as a dinosaur-hunter’s paradise is having a museum named in his honour.
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Dinosaur enthusiasts in Alberta and around the world have the opportunity to learn online from one of the world’s foremost dinosaur experts, Philip Currie, with Dino 101 beginning September 2013
Just when dinosaur researchers thought they had a thorough knowledge of ankylosaurs, a family of squat, armour-plated plant-eaters, along comes University of Alberta graduate student Victoria Arbour.
Lida Xing, a U of A master’s student, and self taught artist combines his paleontology training and artistic skill to fill the pages of numerous magazines and books.