UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

BERNARD PRICE INSTITUTE FOR PALAEONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH (BPI)

The Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research is part of the School of Geosciences in the Faculty of Science of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Its mission is to collect, conserve, study and interpret the rich fossil heritage of South and southern Africa, and to make its findings known by:

  • publishing its research,
  • teaching students,
  • taking part in scientific conferences,
  • presenting educational fossil displays,
  • presenting public lectures,
  • developing palaeontological teaching resources.

If you would like to visit us and want to work on fossils in our Collections, please complete this electronically submittable form.


Contact details and general enquiries to:
The Secretary, BPI.
Phone: 27 (0)11 7176682

BPI Palaeontology
University of the Witwatersrand
Private Bag 3
Wits 2050
SOUTH AFRICA

 


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