Dean is a multi-award-winning scientist and science communicator. He has actively promoted palaeontology for numerous years. Whether this has involved working with youngsters interested in dinosaurs or lecturing to geological societies or giving keynote speeches, he continues to promote palaeontology through various events, inspiring people of all ages.
His accessible and fun approach to science make him a much sought after speaker and he is available for talks, presentations and corporate events whether these are lectures, panel discussions or after dinner speeches. Other examples include palaeontological Q/A's, fossil handling and identifications, and leading fossil hunting trips (worldwide). Much of Dean’s science communication and outreach includes work with the media.
He is very passionate about sharing his love for palaeontology and actively engages people of all ages with the subject. With his infectious enthusiasm and genuine love for his subject (seen often to be a ‘dry’ and ‘closed’ science) Dean intends to continue to inspire a wide-ranging audience and ignite their interest in the science of palaeontology. Palaeontology is awesome, it’s for everyone!