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Catch up on what is happening in the Earth Sciences Department and find out how you can get involved.

  • Archaeopteryx

    Latest news about research and collections from the Earth Sciences Department.

  • John Quayle receiving the Marsh Award in 2014.
    Marsh Palaeontology Award

    The Marsh Award for Palaeontology seeks to recognise individuals or groups who have contributed significantly to the field of palaeontology. Find out more.

  • Charmouth beach
    Citizen science - get involved!

    Find out how you could get involved with palaeontology and help conserve Britain's fantastic geological heritage.

  • Palaeontology Department staff examining the Lower Jurassic rock formations at Stonebarrow in Dorset
    Professional bodies

    Learn which professional organisations the Earth Sciences Department has links with that can provide further information about geology and palaeontology in Britain.

Palaeontology journal

Front cover of an issue of the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Published by the Museum, the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology contains major papers describing new or poorly understood faunas and flora. This international journal is issued quarterly.

Find out more about the journal