My research interests cover a broad range of macroevolutionary topics from mass extinctions to biogeography and the development of quantitative methods.

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Early Jurassic marine food web from the Toarcian of the Yorkshire Coast

Research themes

  • Biodiversity and extinction in the time of Pangaea
  • Application of network methods to palaeobiological data
  • Testing the quality of the fossil record
  • Mesozoic brachiopod macroevolution

Current projects

Previous projects

I am always on the look-out for good students interested in research projects linked to my areas of research. If you have a project in mind, drop me an email.