Episode 4: Jurassic Park

What happens when you take two dinosaur-loving kids, sit them down with two palaeontologists, two passionate science communicators and a wannabe film critic, and ask them to discuss one of their favourite films - Jurassic Park? Well, that's sort of what you get when Jason and Dean sit down to talk about Jurassic Park and its impact. … Continue reading Episode 4: Jurassic Park


Special Episode: The new dinosaur Hesperornithoides

This is a special breaking news episode of On the Fossil Record podcast, where Dean gets to talk about some newly published research he's been involved with and has the chance to say all sorts of things he wouldn't normally get to say in an average interview, just like with our first episode back in February about his work … Continue reading Special Episode: The new dinosaur Hesperornithoides

Episode 2: The Cambrian Explosion

For episode 2 of the On the FOSSIL Record podcast, we decided to talk about one of Jason's favourite subjects - the Cambrian Explosion. There's an awful lot which could be said about the Cambrian Explosion which we just couldn't fit in, especially not with our free-flowing format, so don't be surprised if we come back to … Continue reading Episode 2: The Cambrian Explosion

Updates: our sponsors, delays and what’s to come

As a brand new podcast, it has probably gone unnoticed that we haven't shared anything for a while, despite promising monthly updates. We have, however, had some important changes which should mean that the podcast goes from strength to strength. Sponsors Over a month ago now, UKGE, Deposits Magazine and UKAFH promised to sponsor us … Continue reading Updates: our sponsors, delays and what’s to come

Episode 1: Dean’s Protoichthyosaurus

For episode 1 of the On the FOSSIL Record podcast, we reckoned we would chat about some recent palaeontological news, until the day before recording (the 8th of January) when Dean's recent study on the skull of Protoichthyosaurus was fortuitously published. What better way to start the podcast than to let Dean talk as much as he … Continue reading Episode 1: Dean’s Protoichthyosaurus