Collections & Research Weekly Newsletters
Many members of the Geology Department returned from a conference in Las Vegas, where they presented talks, organized workshops and posters and even got to play some football. A resident graduate student in Zoology successfully defended her thesis, two members of Anthropology published a paper together and a Zoologist's amazing photograph was used as the cover of a book on African Ungulates. A Field Museum Geologist was interviewed about asteroids on NPR and a short film about items from the Pacific Anthropology was aired the National Science Foundation's News Channel.
This week in C&R the Zoology Department division of Mammals welcomes visiting researchers and the Anthropology Department reports from an exciting excavation in Mexico.
We've had a busy week in C&R! BioSynC and Zoology both welcome new research scientists, and Zoology field researchers return with exciting findings. Members of Geology Department published five papers, the Library receives a new item for study and Anthropology members were active in Chicago as they hosted an event and appeared on NPR.
This week in C&R, our Media Producer creates a new video about fossil carrion Beetles is released in collaboration with the Zoology Department, The Museum librarian leads a tour for art students and members from Zoology and Anthropology lead or participated in events held within the Museum.
This week in C&R, publications from Zoology, Botany and Geology, including new findings about T. Rex. An update of exciting evolutionary research from a resident graduate student in Zoology and members from Zoology and Geology share their research and Field Museum collections on TV,video series, and through talks at an open house.
This week in C&R, The Geology Department publishes news of a newly-discovered North American Raptor, and a Zoological field biologist publishes a book on the small mammals of Madagascar. A Member of the Geology Department teaches a class and the Botany Department receives and exciting field update from a scientist. BioSync and Zoology host many visiting researchers and members from the Anthropology Department represent the Museum at cultural events both locally and abroad, and lastly, Collections & Research remembers and honors an iconic Geologist who studied the Field Museum's Fossil Collection for nearly 70 years.
These last few weeks have been exciting in Collections and Research. Members of Zoology, Botany and Anthropology have traveled around the world for research and conferences; The Geology department added a new specimen to it's collection; vistors from Indonesia came to view our Komodo Dragon specimens and members of the Anthropology Department assisted in the return of ancient objects that were being smuggled into the United States.
The Divisions of Birds and Fishes each had work published on parasitism and speciation, respectively. The Anthropology Department also had a paper published with new findings of herding techniques in Peru. The Geology Department received a rare, exciting donation and WBEZ interviewed a member of the Zoology Department about his research on venomous fish.
This week in C&R news: the Zoology department hosts a visitor, and publishes a substantial monograph in Fieldiana. Scientists from Botany and Zoology return from fieldwork in South America and Africa, respectively, and Anthropology has two archaeology articles published.
This week's Collections and Research news features a recent biodiversity survey in Mozambique, local and international (Peru, Madagascar, Malaysia and Switzerland) research activities, and exciting educational outreach activities (one of which received coverage in the Chicago Sun-Times).