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Richard Smith receives the prize
10/12/2014

Richard Smith Receives Morris Skinner Prize

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Reinout Verbeke

Richard Smith, scientific collaborator at our Institute, has won the Morris Skinner Prize for his contribution to vertebrate palaeontology. Smith is honoured especially for the Dormaal collection of fossil vertebrates from the early Eocene. 

The new wasp species Nervellius philippus
17/06/2014

Wasp Species Named after King Philippe

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Stagiaire Communication

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Parakeets in the vertebrate collection
22/05/2014

Collecting Biological Specimens Essential to Science and Conservation

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Reinout Verbeke

Collecting plant and animal specimens is essential for scientific studies and conservation and does not, as some critics of the practice have suggested, play a significant role in species extinctions. 

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