FEA Summer Tour

Summer is the season of most of the conferences and I presented my work in two of them. At the end of June I attended the International Conference of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM) in Washington and the next week I attended the XIV Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists in Haarlem (the Netherlands).…

Virtual Paleontology meets China

L’investigador de l’Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Josep Fortuny, juntament amb Jordi Marcé-Nogué, investigador de la Universitat d’Hamburg, han estat convidats durant la primera setmana d’abril a la Guilin University of Electronic Technology (ciutat de la Regió Autònoma de Guangxi) a impartir xerrades i treballar conjuntament amb l’equip liderat pel Dr. Zupeng Zhou en l’àmbit…

Primate chewing biomechanics revisited

The Meeting of the german Working Group in Vertebrate Paleontology has been held during the weekend of the 12th and 13th of March in the nice fortress Burg Lichtenberg. The castle was built around 1200 and has a length of 425m and is the biggest castle ruin in Germany. It is located near Thallichtenberg in the district of Kusel…

Visiting old friends

Close to the publication of Serrano-Fochs, S. [et al.] “Finite Element Analysis of the Cingulata jaw an ecomorphological approach to armadillo’s diet” and after months working with this taxa such as the work Marcé-Nogué, J. [et al.] “The role of descriptive statistics in Finite Element Results: The Cingulata jaw as case of study” presented in…