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Posted: February 1, 2012 - 12:57 , by admin
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Submitted by Conrad Biernacki, ROM Programs Manager 

Last Friday, a keen and curious crowd of 75 people attended the ROM’s monthly Connecting: Mix Mingle Think event for a talk by the Museum’s ancient world expert Gayle Gibson called The Long Goodbye: Apocalypse 2012?

Posted: January 31, 2012 - 09:25 , by admin
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Dr. Sarah Fee, Associate Curator, Eastern Hemisphere Textiles & Costumes, is the first-ever recipient of the YPC Research Fund. This November 2011, YPC supported Sarah’s trip to Oman to research ancient forms of pitloom weaving and the trade routes of the Muscat cloth, which will inform part of a future ROM exhibition.

Submitted by Sarah Fee, Associate Curator, Eastern Hemisphere Textiles & Costumes

November 21, 2011

Posted: January 30, 2012 - 10:49 , by admin
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Dr. Chen Shen, Vice President, Senior Curator, Bishop White Chair of East Asian Archaeology at the ROM gives a preview of his presentation, Peking Man Revisited: A Who’s Who of Human Evolution at the upcoming ROM Research Colloquium this Friday, February 3 in the Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre. This full day of 15-minute presentations by ROM researchers is free and open to the public.

Posted: January 27, 2012 - 10:56 , by admin
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Submitted by Conrad Biernacki, ROM Programs Manager 

Posted: January 26, 2012 - 09:56 , by Nicole Richards
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A sneak peak at our new komodo dragon before the work begins

A sneak peak at our new komodo dragon before the work begins

 

Posted: January 25, 2012 - 10:52 , by Ian Nicklin
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specimen image of Springwater pallasite meteorite

The world's largest specimen of the Springwater pallasite meteorite.

Posted: January 24, 2012 - 10:11 , by David Evans
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Illustration of a dinosaur nest.

Fig. 1. Reconstruction of a Massospondyus nesting site. Courtesy J. Csotonyi

Posted: January 23, 2012 - 09:34 , by admin
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Submitted by Conrad Biernacki, ROM Programs Manager 

A few weeks ago, Stephen Hawking’s advice to humankind—his gift to us on his 70th birthday—was a very serious request that we must colonize other planets as soon as possible.

Posted: January 18, 2012 - 14:23 , by David Rudkin
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David M. Rudkin, Assistant Curator in Invertebrate Palaeontology, will be presenting at the upcoming  ROM Research Colloquium – join us on February 3 at 11:30am in the Signy & Cléophée Eaton Theatre to hear more about An Embarrassment of Worms: Fossil Priapulida from the Silurian of Ontario … Real and Imagined

Posted: January 18, 2012 - 10:08 , by Dave Ireland
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A group of children gathered around the Baby Bison cutout at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Kids loved the mystery of the lost baby bison.