Deltavjatia

Former labmate Linda Tsuji published her work on the pareiasaur Deltavjatia, which she carried out in Berlin as part of her Ph.D., and got the cover. Congratulations!

A selection of press coverage on a new rhynchocephalian from the Triassic of Germany,  published in BMC Evolutionary Biology (with Marc Jones as lead author):

http://phys.org/news/2013-09-oldest-lizard-like-fossil-hints-scaly.html

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130924193616.htm

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-09/ucl-oel092313.php

http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/science-earliest-fossil-record-lepidosaurs-01406.html

http://www.thefossilforum.com/index.php?/topic/40988-middle-triassic-lepidosaur/

Gabi Sobral won the Taylor & Francis award for the best student paper published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology in 2012, honouring her study on Dysalotosaurus. Congratulations!

Today, Kristin successfully defended her Ms.Sc thesis on the dwarf snakes of the genus Eirenis. Congratulations!