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Phil Currie leaving the RTMP for U. of Alberta



Big news in dinosaur paleontology:

http://www.canada.com/edmonton/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=d75fa1be-5ac4-4f2d-88ef-69555ba03a90

Make no bones about it, U of A nabs dino superstar

Jodie Sinnema
Edmonton Journal

Thursday, March 10, 2005

EDMONTON - Philip Currie, the world-renowned paleontologist, is leaving the Royal Tyrrell Museum to become a professor at the University of Alberta.

The hiring of Currie, the curator and one of the founders of the dinosaur museum in Drumheller in 1985, is a huge coup for the U of A, which has the largest university-based paleontology program in North America but had no big-name dinosaur guru until now.

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Mary