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REF NO.: 199

SUBJECT: Exploring Darwin’s lost world

DATE: Aug. 21

               A master storyteller and one of the world’s leading paleontologists working on early life will give a free public lecture on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
              Dr. Martin Brasier, a professor of Palaeobiology with the University of Oxford and an adjunct professor with Memorial’s Department of Earth Sciences, will delve deep into the dark ages of the Precambrian to explore Darwin's lost world, interweaving engaging accounts of cutting-edge science with colourful and amusing anecdotes of his expeditions.
             Dr. Brasier’s lecture will take place Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. in the S. J. Carew (Engineering) Building, EN-1040. All are welcome to attend and there is no admission charge.

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For more information, please contact Kelly Foss, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at (709) 737-2019 or  Media can reach Dr. Brasier directly at (709) 631-0287. 


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