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This year´s summer semester will mostly be held online with the exception of a few seminars and field trips that will be postponed. All information can be found on StudOn or UnivIS. Lecturers are in the process of converting their lectures in different online-formats if possible. Exams with ma...

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We offer a 2 year postdoc position in Paleontology, at the Friedrich-Alexander University, GeoZentrum Nordbayern. The opening is in the framework of the Paleosynthesis project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. Your tasks The successful candidate will provide scientific support for internati...

Category: GZN News, Outreach

After the success of the first and second editions, the applied sedimentology group at the GeoZentrum NordBayern (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) in collaboration with Geocosm LLC. are happy to announce the third edition of the International School on Sandstone Diagenesis. Like in the previous years, the s...

How huge he really was is uncertain. The only thing that is certain is that it is the largest bony fish of all time: we are talking about the Leedsichthys problematicus, which lived about 160 million years ago. But how can such fossils, of which only a few fragments have survived, even be analysed? ...