Category Archives: Announcements

Cool dino conference in Spain this fall

Dieser Beitrag auf deutsch. This fall, from September 5-7, the VI International Symposium about Dinosaurs Palaeontology and their Environment will be held in Salas de los Infantes (Burgos, Spain). Organizers are the Colectivo Arqueológico y Paleontológico Salense and the Museum … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Conferences | 1 Comment

Welcome to dinosaurpalaeo in German

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. The title says it all: from today on there will be a German version of dinosaurpalaeo. Why? Good question. Perhaps because I more and more realize that some people have trouble with my English. And I … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 2 Comments

Want to sponsor palaeontological research? Here’s your chance!

By now I guess the vast majority of people has heard of Dave Hone’s attempt to crowdsource a really cool project on cannibalism in giant tyrannosaurs. If you know what I am talking about and haven’t made a donation yet, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 2 Comments

Full-scale dinosaurpalaeo pictures now for download!

Most photos I show on this blog are my own, and were taken with either my own Canon EOS 400D or my project’s Canon EOD 650D. Th original files are therefore between 3.5 and 6 MB, typically, and panoramas can … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 1 Comment

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. You can access it below; here’s my thoughts on it. Click here to see the complete report. Overall, I enjoyed blogging a lot, but I must admit … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Navel gazing | 5 Comments

PaleonTurolog ’12 & El Plateosaurus virtual

Yesterday I finally made it to Teruel again, 31 hours late thanks to the airline’s being totally surprise by white stuff falling from the sky in winter. I arrived at 11 pm, had  a wonderful dinner with Luis Alcalá and … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Travels | 1 Comment

new camera

As some have already noted I recently bought a new camera. No, sadly not for me, but for my work project. Thus I can use it for all research-related issues, but for my private stuff it will still be my … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 4 Comments

going to EVA Berlin 2012 – Electronic Information, the Visual Arts and Beyond

I will spend the next three days at EVA Berlin 2012. This is something like DigitalFossil 2012 writ large, and run by competent people. And, obviously, with a much wider focus than a narrow-minded palaeontologist like me can dream up. And … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Digitizing, EVA Berlin 2012 | 2 Comments

Did the earth move for you?

It sure did for those of us who wish to get away from killing trees for publishing science: The ICZN has voted to allow online-only publication of taxon names! Obviously, there are conditions to be met, but so what? They … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 3 Comments

Paleonturology ’12 – send in your paper NOW!

Did you publish a scientific paper on a paleontological topic last year? Then why have you not submitted it for “Paleonturology ’12”? For information, visit or or read on below….

Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment

DigitalFossil 2012 growing like crazy

The list of participants with talk titles for DigitalFossil 2012 is now online at the conference website. Obviously, some people who are listed a second, third or fourth (even fifth) authors may not attend, but overall it looks like there … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Conferences, DigitalFossil 2012 | Leave a comment

DigitalFossil 2012: update

A short update on the DigitalFossil 2012 Berlin conference. As of today, there are 43 participants who have either sent talk titles (40), or announced they will take part (3). Most of them are experienced researcher, and I am glad … Continue reading

Posted in 3D modeling, Announcements, Berlin, Conferences, DigitalFossil 2012, Digitizing, MfN Berlin | Leave a comment

Andy ups the ante

Andy Farke has made even more notes publicly available! Here’s his post to the Dinosaur Mailing List: Following my post on Friday, I have uploaded original museum notes for additional specimens of horned dinosaurs at the YPM and USNM. The … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Ceratopsia, Dinosauria, Ornithischa | 1 Comment

Andy Farke sets a precedent

This is so cool; I hope it catches on: Andy Farke has just made his notes on the YPM Torosaurus specimens available for free to all! Here’s the Dinosaur Mailing List message announcing it: Andrew Farke Relevant to the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Ceratopsia, Dinosauria, Ornithischa | 7 Comments

Must read posts

Just a heads-up that Darren Naish has posted the second part of his report on the Sauropod Biology Workshop in Bonn. Part 1 can be found here. Also, as Mike Taylor points out, time is running out in the fight … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment