Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan will present a free online course "Extinctions Past and Present" which will explore how life on earth has been shaped by five mass extinction events. It will culminate in discussions about the crises that biodiversity is facing today. In the course Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan interviews scientists who share their research experiences in this area.
This 5 week course is at a popular level and it is open to anyone with an interest in science or environmental issues. Online delivery enables anyone with an internet connection to access the course.
Award winning Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is an acclaimed paleobiologist, A-rated researcher and author of academic and children's books on fossils.