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Experts in 'fossils'

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  Dr John Cunningham
Post(s): NERC Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My current research investigates fossilized embryos from the Ediacaran and Cambrian. The key objective is to understand what...
Keywords: fossils | fossilized embryos | Ediacaran | Cambrian | evolution | developmental evolution | animal phyla
 
  Professor Philip Donoghue
Post(s): Professor of Paleobiology, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research is focused on the relationship between evolution and embryology, integrating living and fossil organisms, developmental...
Keywords: evolution | embryology | fossils | living organisms | fossil organisms | ecdysozoans | vertebrates
 
  Professor Emily Rayfield
Post(s): Professor of Palaeobiology, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: I research how living and fossil animal skeletons function, examine why skeletons are shaped in a particular way, and track...
Keywords: dinosaurs | fossils | biomechanics
 
  Dr Martin Ruecklin
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: My research focuses on the evolution of early vertebrates. The topic of my current research programme is the evolution and...
Keywords: evolution | early vertebrates | vertebrates | jaw joint | jaws | evolution of teeth | placoderms | fossils
 
  Dr Marcello Ruta
Post(s): Research Associate, School of Earth Sciences
Areas of expertise: The key contribution of the fossil record is its ability to address evolutionary issues in deep time. My scientific interests...
Keywords: fossils | fossil record | evolution | vertebrates | morphological diversification | early limbed vertebrates | adaptive radiation