Congratulations to Caitlin Syme for taking out the Best Student Oral Presentation prize at the 14th Conference on Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology, and Systematics (CAVEPS) in Adelaide. Caitlin's talk was titlted "Patterns of aquatic decay and disarticulation in juvenile Indo-Pacific crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus), and implications for the taphonomic interpretation of fossil crocodyliform material". Stay tuned for the follow up publication! For more on CAVEPS 2013 and Caitlin's win, visit her Blog: Taphonovenatrix.
Caitlin hopes to be presenting aspects of this research at the upcoming 10th North American Paleontological Convention at the Florida Museum of Natural History.
This win comes hot on the heals of Tamara Fletcher's win of the School of Biological Sciences 3MT competition.