Professor Sue Kidwell uses the fossil record from the last thousand years to understand changes in biological baselines due to human populations.Learn More Spotlight Archive
Stewart Edie is a paleobiologist who wants to understand why some groups of organisms are more diverse that others, and how extinction prunes the tree of life.Learn More Spotlight Archive
May 20, 2019
A recent publication by Postdoc Zhihong Tan, Prof. Tiffany Shaw and Dr. Orli Lachmy of the Open University of Israel was featured in an AGU Research spotlight! The authors proposed a new longwave radiation heirarchy for use in GCMs that better predict the response of midlatitude jets to climate change. Congratulations to all!
May 01, 2019
Prof. Graham Slater was recently quoted in a National Geographic piece about the evolution of gigantism in blue whales! He was featured for a recent publication of his in Proc. R. Soc. Biology, tracing the evolution of baleen whale gigantism through the Pleistocene. Congratulations, Prof. Slater!
April 25, 2019
UChicago News recently featured the first part of graduate student Caitlin Meadows' dissertation with Prof. Susan Kidwell, detailing the taphonomic effects of climate change on high-latitude benthic bivalves. Congratulations!
April 24, 2019
Professor Elisabeth Moyer and Postdoctoral Scholar Benjamin Clouser were featured recently in a UChicago News article about pollution sampling on campus' tallest structures. Congratulations, Prof. Moyer and Ben!