Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Mike Cleeland rocks Sunrise

Our own Mike Cleeland was featured with an Atlascopcosaurus and a metatarsal on the Sunrise TV show this morning. If you missed it you can view it online at:

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Koonwarra dig in 2015?

Preliminary planning has begun for the 2015 Field Season. It is looking more and more likely that we will be digging at the road cutting near Koonwarra. It might even be a really long (8 week) dig. Those of you volunteering us at Eric the Red West will be able to ask Tom Rich and David Pickering from Museum Victoria all about it and how you can get involved.

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Our dinosaurs go to Singapore

A new exhibition Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction is on at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore. Professor Pat Vickers-Rich and artist Peter Trusler were amongst those opening it this weekend.
Details at:

Monday, 13 January 2014

Preparation for the dig

A reminder to all new and returning volunteers to send their paperwork (2 forms) back to Dave and Lisa this week.  The Monash University field guidelines have changed a little this year, which means that we can no longer collect that information when you arrive.  See you there!

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Saudi Dinosaurs

Many of our regular readers may know that our dig scientists including Tom Rich (Museum Victoria) and Pat Vickers-Rich (Monash University) have been looking for dinosaurs in Saudi Arabia.
They've now published a paper on a tooth they found there on PLoS ONE:
Read about it on Science Daily: