On Wednesday 21 May 2014 palaeontologists from around the world celebrated the life and legacy of fossil fish specialist Sir Arthur Smith Woodward with an all-day symposium at the Natural History Museum.
Wednesday 21 May 2014
Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum, South Kensington
Open to everyone, free
Arthur Smith Woodward contributed widely to our knowledge of fossil fish, extinct animals and regional geology. This symposium considered his influence on palaeontology and the legacy of his work at the Museum.
To coincide with the symposium Taylor and Francis have kindly put together a virtual special issue of fossil fish papers recently published in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. Access is free until the end of July 2014.
View a full programme and read biographies of the Woodward150 speakers.
Woodward worked at the Museum for more than 40 years, studying specimens, publishing research and producing a four-part catalogue of fossil fishes. Find out more about the life of this dedicated palaeontologist.