About...

Dr Dean Lomax is an internationally recognised multi-award-winning palaeontologist, author and presenter. Travelling around the world, he works on many fascinating projects from excavating dinosaurs, to discovering and naming new species, and even winning a gold medal for excellence in science. Passionate about communicating palaeontology with the public, Dean appears regularly on TV as an expert and presenter, including for the primetime series Dinosaur Britain. He has written several books, many academic papers and numerous popular articles and is a leading authority on ichthyosaurs. Dean is also a Visiting Scientist at The University of Manchester, and a patron of both the UK Association of Fossil Hunters (UKAFH), and Mary Anning Rocks. Watch his TEDx talk here.

Dinosaurs of the British Isles...

"This is a thorough, scholarly work presented in a format accessible to everyone. Every dinosaur worker in the world should have a copy"*

*Professor David Martill, University of Portsmouth

MEDIA APPEARANCE
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). As part of an international production, I was an on-screen expert for a new documentary series about dinosaurs and prehistoric marine reptiles, called “Kyoryu cho-sekai” (‘The Dinosaur Superworld’). Part 1 aired Sunday 7th July, 21:00 (Japanese local time); Part 2 aired Sunday 14th July, 21:00 (Japanese local time).
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NEW PUBLICATION
Lomax, D. R., Massare, J. A. and Evans, M. 2019. New information on the skull roof of Protoichthyosaurus (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) and intraspecific variation in some dermal skull elements. Geological Magazine.

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PUBLIC EVENT
TEDx. My unorthodox path to success: How my passion for the past shaped my future. Sunday 13 October, 9.30–17.00, Cast, TEDx Doncaster.

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