Frog Discovery

Museum frogs meet the latest in integrative species delimitation in Alice Petzold‘s postdoc project

Kheloud El Eshraky defends Master’s thesis

Kheloud successfully defended her Master’s thesis on A 3D Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Hippopotamid Crania at the Museum für Naturkunde / Potsdam University in January (yes we’re a bit late announcing it, but it was covid and all that, sorry Kheloud!). Examiners included Faysal Bibi, Ralph Tiedemann, and Jean-Renaud Boisserie. Nice job Kheloud, and congratulations! … More Kheloud El Eshraky defends Master’s thesis

Faysal awarded ERC Consolidator Grant

Press release, 17-03-2022 The ERC, the most important European funding organisation for excellent frontier research, has announced this year’s ERC prizewinners. One of them is the palaeontologist Faysal Bibi from the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin with the project PALEONILE. It is the first large-scale systematic palaeontological project to be carried out in Sudan with Sudanese researchers. The … More Faysal awarded ERC Consolidator Grant

Hot Pot

Shrimp, beef, pork, chicken, crab, fish, tofu, mushrooms – sampling a significant portion of the tree of life in hot pots at Nin Hao Chinese restaurant (chosen by our resident hot pot expert Jijia).