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The Palaeontographical Society exists for the purpose of figuring and describing British fossils by publishing monographs. Information about how to join the Society and how to obtain its publications can be found on this site. Intending authors can also download information about submitting a manuscript.
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Annual General Meeting and Annual Address 2014
The 167th Annual General Meeting of the Palaeontographical Society will be held in the Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD on Wednesday 16th April, 2013 at 4.00 pm, preceded by tea and coffee from 3:30 pm in the Flett Foyer. All members are invited to attend. It will be followed by the 8th Annual Lecture, to be given by Dr Richard Edmonds (Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team) entitled "The Jurassic Coast; fossils, history, value and management". This talk is free to attend and open to all.
Announcement of the Forbes and Owen Prizes
The Council of the Palaeontographical Society is pleased to announce it is considering applications for the Edward Forbes Prize and Richard Owen Research Fund. The Forbes Prize aims to recognise outstanding contributions by early career researchers in the field of taxonomic and systematic palaeontology (encompassing invertebrates, vertebrates, palaeobotany and microfossils) and comprises £250 and a one-year membership of the Society. The Richard Owen Research Fund provides small grants to assist palaeontological research (travel, visits to museums, fieldwork, etc.) within the Society’s remit of describing the fossil fauna and flora of the British Isles. The closing date for both competitions has now passed, but please do consider applying next year. Full details can be found by clicking here.
Lyell Meeting 2014
The Society is a sponsor of the annual series of Lyell Meetings, held at the Geological Society of London in Burlington House, London. The 2014 meeting is on the topic of "Deep sea chemosynthetic ecosystems: where they are found, how they work and what they looked like in the geological past" and will be held on Wednesday 12th March. Palaeontographical Society Members can register for the meeting at a reduced rate of £30.00.
Further details can be found at: www.geolsoc.org.uk/lyell14