October 22, 2018

Get ready for some blurb, friends...

How are animals able to bite, run, jump and fly? What special adaptations have they developed over time? Bones takes readers on a fascinating journey through the skeletons of the animal kingdom, with sections focusing on different an...

August 6, 2018

Hello, it's me - Jules!  

In the past I have written a couple of books for adults, but I am pleased to say that my first book for young people is now out! It's called Creatures of the Order and it's all about classification and how evolution creates wonderful...

July 9, 2018

PalaeoLab is fresh back from the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show where we teamed up with garden designers to create a walk-through exhibition about the geological history and evolution of plants. Dotted around the exhibition were some familiar PalaeoLab fossils, includin...

April 4, 2018

Hello! It's been a busy few months! Edinburgh International Science Festival, Brighton Science Festival, FameLab plus a school fossil tour taking in 5,000 young people! Genuinely. it's been a pleasure so thanks to all the teachers and festival organisers for making it...

January 22, 2018

Just a quick note to say that our public events continue. Here are two more just added.

On Tuesday 13th of February, Jules will be at Brighton Science Festival, considering natural selection and ...  MONSTERS THAT MIGHT BE, in a special adaptation of his popular fossils...

January 12, 2018

What do fossil-hunting sites look like? Are they all the same? These are questions Jules is asked all the time by students from all over the country. 

The good news is... now you can see for yourself!

A new resource available on the PalaeoLab site allows users...

January 7, 2018

Many of our sessions involve the classroom use of 3D models of fossils and life-like representations of extinct creatures. We now offer two special galleries which teachers and interested students can peruse and, if they wish, investigate for free. 

You can find th...

September 12, 2017

What is weekly and features a presenter with a range of complicated and overly emotional facial expressions? MY NEW SERIES!

'What I Learned This Week' or #WILTWEEK (I am lucky that this title forms a gruff and manly acronym) is a bit like a chuckle-some news review prog...

August 31, 2017

How can we, as science-communicators, do a better job of communicating science? How can we better engage with young audiences, instilling an understanding that science is a way of thinking about mysteries, as well as all the WHIZZBANG experiments that you see on TV. We...

April 18, 2017

Hello, this is a bit of a personal post from me (Jules!). I've got some exciting news that I can't wait to share with you! Over the past few months I've written an app that allows pupils to go on VR field-trips through a mobile phone. These videos are free to use and...

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