Dr Dean Lomax is an internationally recognised multi-award-winning palaeontologist, author and presenter. He travels across the world excavating and researching dinosaurs and other ancient animals, discovering and naming new species, and regularly appears on TV as an expert and presenter, notably co-hosting the primetime TV series Dinosaur Britain. He is the author of multiple books and many academic papers, is a leading authority on ichthyosaurs, has presented a TED Talk on his unusual path to becoming a palaeontologist and won a gold medal for excellence in science communication at the Houses of Parliament. Dean earned his PhD at the University of Manchester where he is currently a Visiting Scientist. He is also a patron for the "UKAFH" association and "Mary Anning Rocks!"

New book: Locked in Time...

"Lomax and Nicholls achieve the closest thing to time travel in bringing the prehistoric back to life. Riley Black"


BBC Earth. Guest expert on BBC Earth’s mini documentary series, "Amaze Me", with Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin.
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Massare, J. A., Wahl, W. and Lomax, D. R. 2021. Narial structures in Ichthyosaurus and other Early Jurassic ichthyosaurs as precursors to a completely subdivided naris. Paludicola.

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What do fossils tell us about animal behaviour? Natural History Museum, Nature Live Talk + Q&A. May 25, 2021, hosted by the NHM (watch now).

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