The Micropalaeontological Society


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A thin section of the foraminifera Schwagerina from the Permian chalks of Spitsbergen. Image by Silvia Spezzaferri, University of Fribourg Switzerland

Chair: Vincent Perrier (University of Leicester)

Secretary: Anna March (Queen Mary University of London)

Ostracod Links

Quaternary Palaeoecology Advanced Training Short Course, 23rd-27th January 2017, London

The NERC-funded Quaternary Palaeoecology Advanced Training Short Course (ATSC) will be running for its third Read more

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TMS Annual General Meeting 2016, 17-18th November, Lille

Download  meeting flyer here: Thursday 17th November: Symposium and Society AGM Integrating Micropalaeontology to Molecular Read more

17th Biennial Challenger Society for Marine Science Conference, 5th-8th September 2016, Plymouth

The 17th Biennial Challenger Society for Marine Science Conference will be held in Liverpool, UK Read more

Girls into Geoscience, 14th July 2016, Plymouth

This exciting one day workshop, with additional optional field trip to Dartmoor, will introduce female Read more


Lyell Meeting 2016 “Paleoinformatics: Synthesising data from the past to illuminate the future”, 9th March 2016, London

The annual Lyell Meeting is jointly organized by the TMS, the Geological Society, the Palaeontological Read more

EGUGA 2016

EGU 2016 Session “The effects of petroleum and mining industry discharge on the marine environment”, 17th–22nd April, Vienna

Marine discharge of waste associated to the petroleum and mining industry might result in increased Read more

2016 Calendar May

Microfossil Image Competition 2016 – View album on Flickr

All of the fantastic entries into the Microfossil Image Competition & Calendar 2016 can be Read more

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Microfossil Image Competition & Calendar 2016

View all image entries in our Flickr album. This is the second year the TMSoc Read more


Assessing Ecosystem Variability from Paleoceanographic Archives session of Ocean Sciences Meeting, 21st-26th February 2016, New Orleans

There is a special session at the upcoming Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans (21-26 Read more


Microfossil Image Competition 2015

In 2014 The Micropalaeontological Society launched their first Microfossil Image Competition. Its outstanding success was Read more