Monthly Archive: December Davi
Why should ROM curators care about a proposal to create an organization that would make rules for how species of living things are named?
Waptia fieldensis research shows parenting has a long history (508 million years)
Brood care, where the adult carries its eggs or juveniles to help increase their survival, was an important evolutionary step. However, little is known about how and when this strategy began.
At an event at the ROM on February 25, 2014, Cindy Tang was announced as the National Winner of Canada’s first ever Doodle 4 Google contest.
The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors is set to open at the ROM on March 8, 2014. This exhbition will give visitors insight into the Palace's history through approximately 250 treasures from the Palace Museum’s collection of over 1.5 million objects.
A new species of bone-headed dinosaur, Acrotholus audeti, has just been announced by a team co-led by ROM paleontologist Dr. David Evans. The groundbreaking fossils are on display at the ROM until June.
Over 80 students performed cultural dance and song in celebration of Black History Month.
It was another full house in Samuel Hall/Currelly Gallery on the Wednesday evening March 7 as the ROM History Wars debate centred on the place of French language, culture and people in Canadian society and governance. As the format allows a straw poll of hands up in the air, the measure of the audience was taken at the beginning of the debate and after to see if our speakers had moved anyone on their views of a bilingual Canada. The results of both votes showed a significant number of people who were and remained undecided. Not surprising when considering such a complex issue.