Research

Invertebrate Palaeontology Research

The principal areas of research are:

  • Trilobites, mainly from the Silurian and Lower Devonian, carried out by Dr David Holloway (Senior Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology).
  • Tertiary bryozoans, carried out by Dr Rolf Schmidt (Collection Manager, Invertebrate Palaeontology).
  • Tertiary molluscs, carried out by Dr Thomas Darragh (Curator Emeritus).


Vertebrate Palaeontology Research

The principal areas of research are:

  • Cretaceous dinosaurs and mammals from the southern coast of Victoria and the evolution of mammals in general, carried out by Dr Thomas Rich, Senior Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology.
  • Cenozoic marine mammals, particularly marine mammal evolution, carried out by Dr Erich Fitzgerald, Senior Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Last updated 25 May 2010