PhD, Independent Researcher, The University of Queensland

Independent researcher of fossilised footprints (mainly dinosaurs), with additional specialities in 3D visualisations and graphic design. Involved in community outreach, STEM, and development of primary school level course learning using 'dinosaurs'.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Independent Researcher, The University of Queensland
  • 2014–2016
    Research Assistant (Casual), The University of Queensland

Education

  • 2014 
    The University of Queensland, Doctor of Philosophy-Vertebrate palaeontology

Publications

  • 2020
    Evidence of ornithischian activity from the Lower Jurassic (Hettangian–Sinemurian) Precipice Sandstone, Callide Basin, Queensland, Australia. , In review
  • 2020
    Does the Ancient Egyptian ‘Meidum Geese’ fresco record of an extinct avian taxon?, In review
  • 2020
    Footprints of marine reptiles from the Middle Triassic (Anisian-Ladinian) Guanling Formation of Guizhou Province, southwestern China: the earliest evidence of synchronous swimming., Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.109943
  • 2020
    Bird tracks from the Green River Formation (Eocene) of Utah: ichnotaxonomy, diversity, community structure and convergence, Historical Biology, DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2020.1771559
  • 2020
    Juvenile stegosaur track from Xinjiang: the smallest known stegosaur record. , PALAIOS -In REVIEW
  • 2020
    Photogrammetry in ichnology: 3D model generation, visualisation, and data extraction, Journal of Paleontological Techniques-IN PRESS
  • 2020
    Footprints of large theropod dinosaurs in the Middle–UpperJurassic (lower Callovian– lower Tithonian) Walloon Coal Measures of southern Queensland, Australia., HISTORICAL BIOLOGY https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2020.1772252
  • 2020
    Trackway evidence for large bipedal crocodylomorphs from the Cretaceous of Korea, Scientific Reports, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-66008-7
  • 2020
    Dinosaur Eggs Associated with Crustacean Trace Fossils from the Upper Cretaceous of Jiangxi, China: Evidence for Foraging Behavior?, Biosis: Biological Systems, 1(2): 54-59
  • 2020
    Additional notes on the Mount Morgan dinosaur tracks from the Lower Jurassic (Sinemurian) Razorback beds, Queensland, Australia. , Historical Biology, 1-3.doi:10.1080/08912963.2020.1755853
  • 2020
    Archival data provides insights into the ambiguous track-maker gait from the Lower Jurassic (Sinemurian) Razorback beds, Queensland, Australia: evidence of theropod quadrupedalism?, Historical Biology, 1-7. doi:10.1080/08912963.2020.1720014
  • 2020
    Dinosaur tracks from the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary Tuchengzi Formation (Hebei Province, China) used as building stones in the Chengde imperial summer resort: age, ichnology, and history. , Cretaceous Research, 107 104310. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2019.104310
  • 2020
    First reports of Crocodylopodus from Asia: implications for the paleoecology of the Lower Cretaceous. , Cretaceous Research, 111 104441.doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104441
  • 2019
    Dinosaur tracks from the Lower Cretaceous Xiguayuan Formation in the Luanping Basin, Hebei Province, China. , Cretaceous Research, 103 . doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2019.06.009
  • 2019
    A probable tyrannosaurid track from the Upper Cretaceous of southern China. , Science Bulletin, 64 16: 1136-1139
  • 2019
    An unusual dinosaur track assemblage from the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary, Anning formation, Lufeng Basin, China. , Historical Biology, 1-13.doi:10.1080/08912963.2019.1642335
  • 2019
    “Keep your feet on the ground”: simulated range of motion and hind foot posture of the Middle Jurassic sauropod Rhoetosaurus brownei and its implications for sauropod biology. , Journal of Morphology, 280 6: 849-878
  • 2019
    A diversified dinosaur track assemblage from the Lower Cretaceous Xiaoba Formation of Sichuan Province, China: implications for ichnological database and census studies. , Cretaceous Research, 96 120-134
  • 2019
    The first theropod tracks from the Middle Jurassic of Gansu, Northwest China: new and rare evidence of quadrupedal progression in theropod dinosaurs. , Journal of Palaeogeography, 8 1: . doi:10.1186/s42501-019-0028-4
  • 2018
    Late Triassic sauropodomorph and Middle Jurassic theropod tracks from the Xichang Basin, Sichuan Province, southwestern China: First report of the ichnogenus Carmelopodus. , Journal of Palaeogeography, 7 1: 1-13
  • 2018
    Diverse sauropod-theropod-dominated track assemblage from the Lower Cretaceous Dasheng Group of Eastern China: testing the use of drones in footprint documentation. , Cretaceous Research, 84 588-599
  • 2018
    Tetrapod track assemblages from Lower Cretaceous desert facies in the Ordos Basin, Shaanxi Province, China, and their implications for Mesozoic paleoecology. , Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, . doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.05.016
  • 2018
    A standard protocol for documenting modern and fossil ichnological data., Palaeontology, 61 4: 469-480
  • 2018
    Lower Cretaceous sauropod trackways from Lishui City and an overview of dinosaur dominated track assemblages from Zhejiang Province, China. , Journal of Palaeogeography, 7
  • 2018
    Multiple parallel deinonychosaurian trackways from a diverse dinosaur track assemblage of the Lower Cretaceous Dasheng Group of Shandong Province, China. , Cretaceous Research, 90: 40-55
  • 2018
    Smallest known raptor tracks suggest microraptorine activity in lakeshore setting. , Scientific Reports, 8 1
  • 2017
    Two new dinosaur tracksites from the Lower Cretaceous Jiaguan Formation of Sichuan Basin, China: specific preservation and ichnotaxonomy. , Historical Biology, 30 7: 976-984
  • 2017
    Coagulating colubrids: evolutionary, pathophysiological and biodiscovery implications of venom variations between boomslang (Dispholidus typus) and twig snake (Thelotornis mossambicanus). , Toxins, 9 5: 171
  • 2017
    A diversified vertebrate ichnite fauna from the Dasheng Group (Lower Cretaceous) of southeast Shandong Province, China. , Historical Biology, 1-10
  • 2017
    The evolution of fangs, venom, and mimicry systems in blenny fishes, Current Biology, 27:1184-1191
  • 2017
    A multidisciplinary approach to digital mapping of dinosaurian tracksites in the Lower Cretaceous (Valanginian–Barremian) Broome Sandstone of the Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia, PeerJ, 5:e3013
  • 2017
    The dinosaurian ichnofauna of the lower cretaceous (Valanginian–Barremian) broome sandstone of the Walmadany area (James Price Point), Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36, Sup1: 1–152
  • 2014
    Large dinosaurian tracks from the Upper Cretaceous (upper Cenomanian–lower Turonian) portion of the Winton Formation, at Lark Quarry, central-western Queensland, Australia: 3D photogrammetric analysis renders the ‘stampede trigger’ scenario unlikely, Cretaceous Research, 32: 135–142
  • 2013
    Reevaluation of the Lark Quarry dinosaur tracksite (late Albian–Cenomanian Winton Formation, central-western Queensland, Australia): no longer a stampede?, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33:1, 102–120
  • 2011
    A reassessment of large theropod dinosaur tracks from the mid-Cretaceous (late Albian–Cenomanian) Winton Formation of Lark Quarry, central-western Queensland, Australia: a case for mistaken identity., Cretaceous Research, 32: 135–142