UVic Students Contribute to Palaeontology

by Liz Crocker

In 2020, while taking a Directed Studies course with Dr. Victoria Arbour at the University of Victoria, students Elizabeth Rohlicek and Ben Wilmot got the chance to work closely with fossils at the Royal BC Museum.

Elizabeth Rohlicek Studies Whale Fossils
University of Victoria student Elizabeth Rohlicek made this video while working with Royal BC Museum's curator of palaeontology Dr. Victoria Arbour in 2020. Elizabeth studied whale fossils found at Muir Creek Beach on Vancouver Island.

Ben Wilmot Studies Muskox Skulls
University of Victoria student Ben Wilmot talks about studying muskox skulls found on the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island, while working with Dr. Victoria Arbour, curator of palaeontology at the Royal BC Museum.