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Posted: August 12, 2013 - 09:00 , by Kevin Seymour
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Recently we had a visit from Neal and Bonnie Finn of Edmonton, Alberta. They came to the ROM on a kind of pilgrimage, to see some fossil specimens that were named after Neal’s grandfather back in 1925. Neal became aware of these specimens when he was “digging” into his family’s genealogical past.

Posted: August 11, 2013 - 12:02 , by Rae Ostman
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On August 9-11, the ROM hosted our first-ever Game Jam. Here's a peek behind the scenes.

Posted: August 9, 2013 - 15:40 , by Media Intern
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If you could wish for anything what would it be? As hard as a decision as this is to make for most of us, for young Damien, age 12, it was a no-brainer. This week the ROM and Make-A-Wish Canada teamed up to help grant Damien—who has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia—his wish to be a paleontologist for a day and work alongside curators behind the scenes. The ROM facilitated this by providing a gallery tour with Dr. Hans Larsson and Dr.

Posted: August 9, 2013 - 08:10 , by Kate Cooper
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In this third instalment of work on the ROM archives find out why the Ivory 'Minoan' Goddess has held such a lasting fascination.

Posted: August 8, 2013 - 15:00 , by Jacqueline Waters
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Leslie Bol a wildlife biologist speaks about her experience while doing an erial caribou survey in Nunavut.

Posted: August 7, 2013 - 08:54 , by Kate Cooper
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In this second instalment of my work on the archives I pick up the story of the ROM’s ‘Minoan’ Ivory Goddess, looking at her fluctuating reputation within the museum itself.

Posted: August 6, 2013 - 17:58 , by Kate Cooper
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Join me in delving into the archives to uncover the story of this iconic object.....

Posted: August 1, 2013 - 12:42 , by Katherine Dunnell
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 Test yourself with some of the most challenging questions from last night's event.

Posted: July 31, 2013 - 10:35 , by Jean-Bernard Caron
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Hallucigenia sparsa is no ordinary animal. This poster child of the Burgess Shale biota is the ultimate weirdo!

Posted: July 25, 2013 - 15:00 , by Jacqueline Waters
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Deidra Leowinata, an EVC student explores behind the scenes and introduces you to the many faces of the ROM.