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Description of research and teaching

Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • 119 Other natural sciences
  • Palaeontology
  • Paleontology
  • Palaeobiology
  • Phylogeny
  • taxonomy
  • Neogene mammals
  • Procolophonoidea
  • P-Tr extinction event

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2002 2015

  • 7 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
  • 1 Master's thesis

From card catalogs to computers: Databases in vertebrate paleontology

Uhen, M. D., Barnosky, A. D., Bills, B., Blois, J., Carrano, M. T., Carrasco, M. A., Erickson, G. M., Eronen, J. T., Fortelius, M., Graham, R. W., Grimm, E. C., O'Leary, M. A., Mast, A., Piel, W. H., Polly, P. D. & Saila, L. K., 2013, In : Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 33, 1, p. 13-28 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Out of Tibet: Pliocene woolly rhino suggests high-plateau origin of Ice Age megaherbivores

Deng, T., Wang, X., Fortelius, M., Li, Q., Wang, Y., Zheng, Z. J., Takeuchi, G. T., Saylor, J. E., Säilä, L. & Xie, G., 2011, In : Science. 333, p. 1285-1288 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The phylogenetic position of Nyctiphruretus acudens, a parareptile from the Permian of Russia

Säilä, L., 2010, In : Journal of Iberian Geology. 36, 2, p. 123-143 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2011 2016

Natural History Museum, London

Laura Säilä (Visiting researcher)
2 Sep 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Yorkshire Museum

Laura Säilä (Visiting researcher)
26 Aug 20161 Sep 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

University of Bristol

Laura Säilä (Visiting researcher)
15 Feb 201619 Feb 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

University of Bristol

Laura Säilä (Visiting researcher)
3 Jul 201612 Jul 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Natural History Museum, London

Laura Säilä (Visiting researcher)
31 Oct 20163 Nov 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Press / Media

Interview for Prisma Studio

Laura Säilä

01/10/2011

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Newspaper interview

Laura Säilä

01/03/2011

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media