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I am a vertebrate palaeontologist based in Victoria, Australia.

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Adjunct Researcher, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2011–present
    Research Associate, Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History
  • 2017–present
    Research Associate, Museums Victoria
  • 2017–2020
    Postdoctoral Researcher (Palaeontology), Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2011–2015
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Palaeontology), Uppsala University
  • 2008–2011
    Ph.D. Candidate, Monash Unversity

Education

  • 2011 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2007 
    Monash University, BSc (Hons)
  • 2006 
    Monash University, BA/BSc

Publications

  • 2021
    Second specimen of the Late Cretaceous sauropod dinosaur Diamantinasaurus matildae provides new anatomical information on skull and neck evolution in early titanosaurs and the biogeographic origins of Australian dinosaur faunas, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
  • 2021
    A diverse Late Cretaceous vertebrate tracksite from the Winton Formation of Queensland, Australia, PeerJ
  • 2021
    Postcranial osteology of the basally branching hadrosauroid dinosaur Tanius sinensis from the Upper Cretaceous Wangshi Group of Shandong, China, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
  • 2020
    How to Live with Dinosaurs: Ecosystems Across the Mesozoic, Nature Through Time
  • 2020
    First elaphrosaurine theropod dinosaur (Ceratosauria: Noasauridae) from Australia — a cervical vertebra from the Early Cretaceous of Victoria, Gondwana Research
  • 2020
    New theropod remains and implications for megaraptorid diversity in the Winton Formation (lower Upper Cretaceous), Queensland, Australia, Royal Society Open Science
  • 2020
    An overview of Cretaceous vertebrates from the Chubut Group of the Golfo San Jorge Basin, central Patagonia, Argentina, Journal of South American Earth Sciences
  • 2020
    Multiple hypotheses about two mammalian upper dentitions from the Early Cretaceous of Australia, Alcheringa
  • 2020
    Osteology of the wide-hipped titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur Savannasaurus elliottorum from the Upper Cretaceous Winton Formation of Queensland, Australia, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
  • 2019
    Reappraisal of Mythunga camara Molnar & Thulborn, 2007 (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea, Anhangueria) from the upper Albian Toolebuc Formation of Queensland, Australia, Cretaceous Research
  • 2019
    New megaraptorid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) remains from the Lower Cretaceous Eumeralla Formation of Cape Otway, Victoria, Australia, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
  • 2019
    Ferrodraco lentoni gen. et sp. nov., a new ornithocheirid pterosaur from the Winton Formation (Cenomanian–lower Turonian) of Queensland, Australia, Scientific Reports
  • 2019
    Comparative three-dimensional moment arm analysis of the sauropod forelimb: implications for the transition to a wide-gauge stance in titanosaurs, The Anatomical Record
  • 2018
    Osteology of the Late Cretaceous Argentinean sauropod dinosaur Mendozasaurus neguyelap: implications for basal titanosaur relationships, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
  • 2018
    Three-dimensional musculoskeletal modelling of the sauropodomorph hind limb: the effect of postural change on muscle leverage, The Anatomical Record
  • 2018
    Early Cretaceous polar biotas of Victoria, southeastern Australia — an overview of research to date, Alcheringa
  • 2017
    Dinosaur Stampede, Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History
  • 2017
    Reappraisal of Austrosaurus mckillopi Longman, 1933 from the Allaru Mudstone of Queensland, Australia’s first named Cretaceous sauropod dinosaur, Alcheringa
  • 2017
    Comparative neuroanatomy of extinct horned turtles (Meiolaniidae) and extant terrestrial turtles (Testudinidae), with comments on the palaeobiological implications of selected endocranial features, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
  • 2017
    Oldest meiolaniid turtle remains from Australia: evidence from the Eocene Kerosene Creek Member of the Rundle Formation, Queensland, Alcheringa
  • 2016
    New Australian sauropods shed light on Cretaceous dinosaur palaeobiogeography, Scientific Reports
  • 2016
    Reassessment of the earliest documented stegosaurian fossils from Asia, Cretaceous Research
  • 2016
    Late Cretaceous dinosaurian remains from the Kristianstad Basin of southern Sweden, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
  • 2016
    Late Triassic capitosaurian remains from Svalbard and the palaeobiogeographical context of Scandinavian Arctic temnospondyls, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
  • 2015
    The dentary of Australovenator wintonensis (Theropoda, Megaraptoridae); implications for megaraptorid dentition, PeerJ
  • 2015
    Reassessment of the non-titanosaurian somphospondylan Wintonotitan wattsi (Dinosauria: Sauropoda: Titanosauriformes) from the mid-Cretaceous Winton Formation, Queensland, Australia, Papers in Palaeontology
  • 2015
    Revision of the sauropod dinosaur Diamantinasaurus matildae Hocknull et al. 2009 from the middle Cretaceous of Australia: implications for Gondwanan titanosauriform dispersal, Gondwana Research
  • 2013
    Photographic atlas and three-dimensional reconstruction of the holotype skull of Euhelopus zdanskyi with description of additional cranial elements, PLOS One
  • 2013
    New Australovenator hind limb elements pertaining to the holotype reveal the most complete neovenatorid leg, PLOS One
  • 2013
    Reassessment of coelurosaurian (Dinosauria, Theropoda) remains from the Upper Cretaceous Wangshi Group of Shandong Province, China, Cretaceous Research
  • 2013
    Carl Wiman’s sauropods: The Uppsala Museum of Evolution’s collection, GFF
  • 2012
    Early Cretaceous ostracod biostratigraphy of eastern Brazil and western Africa: an overview, Gondwana Research
  • 2012
    Reassessment of the Early Cretaceous non-marine ostracod genera Hourcqia Krömmelbein, 1965 and Pattersoncypris Bate, 1972 with the description of a new genus, Kroemmelbeincypris, Journal of Paleontology

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Vertebrate Paleontology