Colour fossil animals – May 2013: Using experiments to understand fossil colours. Courtesy of Patrick Lynch of Yale University.

RSSSE – June 2013: Prehistoric colours in fossil insects and feathers – the exhibit from the 2013 Royal Society Summer Science exhibition. Courtesy of Tim Cockerill and Sander Loite of Imperial University.



Why palaeontologist? – June 2013: Why did I become a palaeontologist? Courtesy of Mandy Luo of Bristol University.

Dinosaur feathers – July 2014: Complex feathers in a Jurassic ornithischian dinosaur. Courtesy of Stephen Bean of UCC and Saint-Thomas production.



Fossil Wonderlands – January 2015: UCC research featured on BBC’s series ‘Fossil Wonderlands’: Dr Maria McNamara showing Prof Richard Fortey how fossilization experiments help us understand the preservation of colour in fossils.


Cork Science Festival – November 2016: UCC research at the Cork Science Festival: Dr Maria McNamara explaining (as Gaeilge) how we study colour in fossils animals.

Quercus lecture – February 2017: The value of scientific outreach: Maria speaks to UCC’s most talented students (Quercus programme).

Women on Walls – March 2017: Women on Walls is a campaign by Accenture in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy that seeks to make women leaders visible through a series of commissioned portraits.