Exploring ancient ecosystems through time

Step into ancient landscapes with award-winning paleobiologist Thomas Halliday as he guides us through a captivating series of immersive explorations. In this talk, you'll immerse yourself in a series of ancient landscapes, from the mammoth steppe of Ice Age Alaska to the lush rainforests of Eocene Antarctica adorned with colonies of giant penguins and the moonlit terrain of Ediacaran Australia. Join us on an ancient odyssey where details of Earth's past will come to life like never before.

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Thomas Halliday is a distinguished palaeontologist and evolutionary biologist, currently serving as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Birmingham. Additionally, he holds the position of Scientific Associate at the Natural History Museum. Thomas' research seamlessly integrates theoretical frameworks with empirical data to explore enduring trends in the fossil record, with a primary focus on mammals.


The Royal Institution 21 Albemarle St London W1S 4BS

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