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The Dinnersaurus at Oxford University Natural History Museum
Created by Naomi Sykes on Saturday 11th February 2017

The Tyrannosaurus rex: the first dinosaur whose name you remembered and the star of Jurassic Park. It lived for 2 million years at the end of the Cretaceous period.

Rise of the Dinnersaurus!
Created by Naomi Sykes on Sunday 29th January 2017

What do you know about chickens? You know nothing about chickens! And three years ago, neither did we.

Created by Tyr Fothergill on Monday 17th October 2016

One strand of interdisciplinary activity taking place as part of the Cultural and Scientific Perceptions of Human-Chicken Interactions project is a collaborative research endeavour using archaeolog

Chicken Project - Poultry in Motion Bournemouth University
Created by Julia Best on Friday 1st July 2016

One weekend in late June the Festival of Learning returned to Bournemouth University.

Created by Naomi Sykes on Saturday 12th March 2016

In 2013, when we started our project researching human-chicken interactions over the last 8,000 years, we were lambasted by the press, in particular the red-tops, who couldn’t resist the puns: “Wha

Created by Julia Best on Monday 1st February 2016

At the end of January the team met in Nottingham for a project meeting. The day was immensely busy and successful.

Portrait of a Chicken
Created by Elena Lazutkaite on Saturday 31st October 2015

I am a PhD student interested in the social construction and representation of chickens. In other words, what interests me is the way we talk (write) about chickens.

Created by Ricardo Ontillera on Sunday 4th October 2015

Between the 22nd and the 25th of September, our Chicken Meeting took place at the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford.

Created by Naomi Sykes on Sunday 12th July 2015

Since the beginning of our ‘Chicken Project’ - which is investigating when, how, why and with what impact the chicken spread around the world - we have been collaborating with staff and students fr

Figure 1 Curation and Development Workshop (photo by A. Barnes)
Created by Tyr Fothergill on Monday 22nd June 2015

Research In Translation ( is an AHRC-funded endeavour intended to familiarise Early Career Re


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