Dean is an internationally recognised multi-award-winning palaeontologist, science communicator and author. He has travelled the globe and worked on many fascinating projects from excavating dinosaurs in the American West, to describing new species of extinct marine reptiles and winning a gold medal for excellence in science. An Honorary Scientist at The University of Manchester, Dean is passionate about communicating palaeontology with the public and regularly appears on television, including as series advisor and recurring on-screen expert presenter for ITV’s Dinosaur Britain. He has written two books, numerous scientific papers, and many popular articles. Dean is also the patron of the UK Amateur Fossil Hunters organisation (UKAFH).

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"*

*Dr David Martill, University of Portsmouth

Media Appearance.
CNN Inspirations: Wild Explorers. Join Dean and two other experts (Diva Amon and Kris Helgen) as they share some of their incredible discoveries and new research with presenter Max Foster. Recorded at the McLaren Thought Leadership Centre, Woking, England. Friday 30 June, time TBC, 2017.
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New Publication.
Lomax, D. R., Falkingham, P. L., Schweigert, G. and Jiménez, A. P. 2017. An 8.5 m long ammonite drag mark from the Upper Jurassic Solnhofen Lithographic Limestones, Germany. PLOS ONE, published here.

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Public Lecture.
Public Lecture – The incredible Ichthyosaurus: a reassessment of a British Jurassic icon. Special public lecture for the Geologists' Association. Held at the Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London. Friday 2 June (6.00 pm).

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