9 search results for “paleontology” in the Public website
Laminar Technology and the Onset of the Upper Paleolithic in the Altai, Siberia
The Altai region has yielded a cluster of Middle and Upper Paleolithic stratified sites that have been recently excavated using a multidisciplinary approach.
The Secondary Homelands of the Indo-European Languages (IG-AT2022)
Obtaining a PhD at Teylers Museum at age of 68
Most people would not even consider it, starting a PhD at the age of 62. However, for the former Teylers Museum curator Bert Sliggers it was like a dream that came true: ‘The opportunity I was given felt like a gift, it brought me and Teylers Museum a lot.’
2010 Heritage Management research in Mongolia
Dean Prof. Willem J.H. Willems will be travelling to Mongolia in september 2010, as participant of the Mongolian International Heritage Team (MIHT). Prof. Willems is co-president and expert member of ICAHM, the ICOMOS International Committee of Archaeological Heritage Management and will serve as evaluator…
Raymond Corbey’s Leiden experience: Meet the ‘embedded philosopher’
Raymond Corbey holds a chair in both Philosophy of Science and Anthropology at the Faculty of Archaeology, to which he has been attached since 1993. The faculty’s 'embedded philosopher', as Dean Kolen likes to call him, is hard to pin down in terms of the usual specialties at the faculty because of…
Fake or real? What children think of dinosaur fossils and replicas
Children find that both dinosaur fossils and replicas belong in a museum, but they appreciate the real objects more. This is shown by research from Leiden University and Naturalis Biodiversity Center. 'Children look beyond superficial looks and attach great value to less obvious characteristics, such…
Paleomagnetism, an elderly tool for even older sites. But is the best yet to come? Some background and examples.
Geoarch@Leiden Lunch Lecture
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience