Conferences

 

18–21 May 2018              3rd International Meeting of Early–stage Researchers in Palaeontology

▪ Krasiejow, Poland

▪ Oral presentation: Peculiar case of the Plio-Pleistocene grazing suids of eastern Africa: proving the shift from omnivory to grazing with dental topography analyses of modern and fossil suids

 

14–15 Mar 2018               4th Colloquium of Finnish Geosciences

▪ Turku, Finland

▪ Poster presentation: Were Plio-Pleistocene pigs of Turkana Basin specialized for grazing? Surface topography analyses of third molars of fossil and modern suids

 

30 Jul – 3 Aug 2017          East African Association of Palaeoanthropology and Palaeontology sixth biennial conference

▪ Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

▪ Poster presentation: Relative abundances of four suid genera in PlioPleistocene Turkana Basin

 

13–16 Apr 2016                 1st International Meeting of Early–stage Researchers in Palaeontology

▪ Alpuente, Spain

▪ Oral presentation: Turnover in dominant suid lineages in Turkana Basin area 2 Ma ago

 

 

Invited talks

 

2019

 

  • SGS (Finnish Geological Society): Hampaat menneisyydestä – kuinka tutkia kadonneita eliöitä miljoonien vuosien takaa? (Teeth from the past - How to research animals that died millions of years ago?)

 

2018

 

  • Kurtén club (paleo society in UH): The case of the grazing suids in the Plio-Pleistocene Turkana Basin: Dental topography analyses in relation to diet preferences on modern and fossil suid teeth with GIS tools.
  • Tiedekulma (Think Corner, science for public): The ecology of ancient pigs with data science tools.

 

2017

 

  • Luupiiri (Archaeology society in University of Turku): Mammal teeth, chewing machine and African pigs: paleoecology and changing environments.
  • Kurtén club (paleo society in UH): Relative abundances and palaeoecology of four suid genera in the Turkana Basin, Kenya, during late Miocene to Pleistocene.
  • Geoscience seminar (UH): C4-specialist fossil pigs and a mechanical horse.

 

2016

 

  • Kurtén club (paleo society in UH): Turnover in dominant suid lineages in Turkana Basin area, eastern Africa, 2 Ma ago.

 

Academic contributions

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