The natural world has captivated generations of students and offers rewarding careers for professional scientists. Here are just a few stories of academic and professional pathways in the fields of biology and palaeontology.

Students digging for dinosaursHunting dinosaurs in the badlands

McGill undergrads travel to remote locations to dig for dinosaurs.
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Protecting ecosystems

McGill masters student Sunci Avlijas takes up the fight against invasive species in the St. Lawrence River.

Chantal next to the Triceratops​Reconstructing a triceratops

Redpath Museum director Hans Larson and palaeontology technician Chantal Montreuil followed different paths to their current roles at the Museum.
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What does a palaeontologist’s office look like?

Hans Larsson shares some of his favourite souvenirs from Earth’s ancient past.


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