Tuesday 28th August
SPPC morning session
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01:00
John-Paul Sumner
Creating the vertebrate palaeontological displays for the Kelvingrove Museum
01:00
Leslie F Noé
Practical demonstration of historical glue-making, and implications for conservation
SPPC Talks
Session: 1
Chair:
Richard Forrest
 
01:00
Steve Etches
The rather naive idea of forming a museum on the Jurassic Coast
01:00
Michaela Forthuber
Fake Rock, Real Sand: The making of the exhibition 'Sahara - living desert'
01:00
Nigel R Larkin
The virtual and physical preparation of the Collard Plesiosaur
01:00
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Session: 2
Chair:
Leslie Noè
 
01:00
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Palaeontological preservation with 21st century documentation: using photogrammetry to produce highly detailed 3D image models
01:00
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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Preparation from the Wild West
01:00
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Emergency remedial conservation of homeless Mammoth material
01:00
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SVPCA Sessions
Wednesday 29th August
01:00
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Session: 3
Chair:
Jon Jeffery
 
01:00
Robert K Carr et. al.
Segmental identity within the vertebral column: what can fossils tell us?
01:00
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Muscling in on placoderms
01:00
Robert K Carr et. al.
The contribution of placoderms to our understanding of the ontogeny and evolution of early gnathostomes
01:00
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Using sharks as indicators of trophic structure within 'mid' Cretaceous watermasses
01:00
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Session: 4
Chair:
Marcello Ruta
 
01:00
Matt Friedman et. al.
New insights on the Upper Cretaceous pachycormid 'Protosphyraena' gladius (Actinopterygii: Teleostei) from North America
01:00
Martin D Brazeau & Jonathan E Jeffery
Hyomandibulae of Rhizodontids (Sarcopterygii, Stem-Tetrapoda)
01:00
Per Erik Ahlberg & Catherine A Boisvert
The pectoral fin of the near-tetrapod Panderichthys rhombolepis
01:00
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Tales from the 'Leeds Collection' - a unique palaeontological and archival resource
01:00
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Session: 5
Chair:
Matt Friedman
 
01:00
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Calibrated diversity, tree topology and the mother of mass extinctions: the lesson of temnospondyls
01:00
Alexandra Houssaye & Jean-Claude Rage
Isolated bones versus articulated skeletons: the problem of parataxonomy in fossil squamates
01:00
Sarah Fielding
All at sea: Late Jurassic Testudines from Europe
01:00
Marc E H Jones
Skull joints in Sphenodon and other Rhynchocephalia (Diapsida: Lepidosauria)
01:00
Neil D L Clark et. al.
New discoveries from Bearsden: reassessing the early record of post-Devonian fishes
01:00
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Session: 6
Chair:
Mark Evans
 
01:00
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A taxonomic tale: What exactly are Metriorhynchus and Geosaurus?
01:00
Reinaldo J Bertini & Marco Brandalise de Andrade
The specialized dentition of derived notosuchians (Crurotarsi: Mesoeucrocodylia)
01:00
Michael J Benton et. al.
Mass extinction of tetrapods at the Permo-Triassic boundary in Russia
01:00
Kilary Ketchum
A new global phylogeny of Plesiosauria (Reptilia: Sauropterygia)
01:00
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Thursday 30th August
Session: 7
Chair:
Richard Forrest
 
01:00
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A skeletal reconstruction of Rhomaleosaurus and the systematics of pliosaurs
01:00
Donald M Henderson
A nearly complete elasmosaur from the Late Cretaceous Bearpaw Formation of Alberta, Canada
01:00
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Osteological redescription, taxonomical and phylogenetical position of 'Plesiosaurus' macrocephalus, specimen NHM 49202, from the Lias of England
01:00
Mark Evans
Processes and flanges: the evolution of the plesiosaur braincase and posterior palate
01:00
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Session: 8
Chair:
Mike Coates
 
01:00
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Further evidence for a broad forewing in pterosaurs
01:00
David W E Hone
Cope's Rule in Mesozoic archosaurs
01:00
Paul M Barrett et. al.
Mesozoic dinosaur diversity: taxic, phylogenetic and sampling approaches
01:00
Lahssen Baider et. al.
Vertebrate palaeontology of the Kem Kem Beds, Morocco and palaeoecology of North Africa
01:00
Eric Buffetaut et. al.
3D imaging of enigmatic tiny eggs with embryos from the Lower Cretaceous of Thailand using phase contrast X-ray synchrotron microtomography
01:00
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Session: 9
Chair:
Brent Breithaupt
 
01:00
Roger B J Benson
Basal tyrannosauroids: a new theropod dinosaur from the Kimmeridge Clay (Late Jurassic: Tithonian) of Dorset, UK representing a large-bodied species of the North American genus Stokesosaurus
01:00
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The large theropods Becklespinax and Valdoraptor from the Lower Cretaceous of England
01:00
Roger B J Benson et. al.
Redescription of Neovenator salerii (Dinosauria: Theropoda) and its implications for theropod evolution and phylogeny
01:00
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Scaling bite force in predatory tetrapods: bite force is proportional to body mass2/3
01:00
Tom Hbner
Dryosaurus lettowvorbecki - first results of a palaeobiological study
01:00
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Friday 31st August
Session: 10
Chair:
Darren Naish
 
01:00
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Wading across the pond: a photogrammetric, spatial, and morphological comparison of Middle Jurassic dinosaur tracks from North America and the United Kingdom
01:00
Brent H Breithaupt et. al.
Growing up in the Middle Jurassic: ichnological evidence for family groups of theropods in Wyoming; comparison of footprints and growth rates of emus and dinosaurs
01:00
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Kinematic constraints on the reconstruction of dinosaur gaits
01:00
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Euhelopus zdanksyi and its bearing on the evolution of East Asian sauropod dinosaurs
01:00
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Session: 11
Chair:
Jerry Hooker
 
01:00
Paul M Barrett et. al.
Palaeoenvironmental controls on the distribution of Cretaceous herbivorous dinosaurs
01:00
Eric Buffetaut
The ceratopsian dinosaur Psittacosaurus in Southeast Asia : a review of old and new finds
01:00
Angela C Milner & Stig. A Walsh
Wise as an owl - 147 million years of avian brain evolution
01:00
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And yet it does replace? Some new thoughts on the diversity and tooth replacement in the Mesozoic mammal Morganucodon watsoni
01:00
Anjali Goswami et. al.
Developmental modularity and the marsupial-placental dichotomy
01:00
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Session: 12
Chair:
Anjali Goswami
 
01:00
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Computer simulation of feeding behaviour in marsupial and placental carnivores
01:00
David L Harrison & Jerry J Hooker
A new primate clade from the European Eocene
01:00
Eugenie C Barrow et. al.
Craniodental and postcranial morphology of a primitive hyracoid (Mammalia, Paenungulata) from the early Priabonian (late Eocene) of Egypt
01:00
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Session: 13
Chair:
Tom Kemp
 
01:00
Margaret E Collinson et. al.
Dietary change in a plant eating mammal across the Eocene/Oligocene transition
01:00
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Brain size and insular dwarfism: a case study of the extinct dwarf hippopotamuses from Madagascar
01:00
Mark D Hagge
Comparative ontogenetic analysis of extant rhinos and Teleoceras major, a North American rhino
01:00
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Saturday 1st September
 
Field Trip