Join Steve Brusatte, one of the worlds leading paleontologists, and author of THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DINOSAURS at Waterstones Oxford where he will be talking about these magnificent creatures from the Early Triassic period at the start of their evolution, through the Jurassic period to their final days in the Cretaceous' and the legacy that they left behind. "
"At a time when Homo sapiens have existed for less than 200,000 years and we are already talking about planetary extinction, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs is a timely reminder of what humans can learn from the magnificent creatures who ruled the earth before us.
Oxford Museum of Natural History
Oxford Museum of Natural History, Parks Road
02/05/2018 19:00:00 - 02/05/2018 20:00:00
Steve Brusatte is a palaeontologist and research fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He studies the anatomy, genealogy, and evolution of dinosaurs and other fossil animals with backbones. Steves particular research interests are the origin of dinosaurs and the evolution of birds from carnivorous dinosaurs. He has a PhD from Columbia University and degrees from the University of Chicago and University of Bristol. He has written over 60 scientific papers, published four books (including the coffee table book Dinosaurs and the technical volume Dinosaur Paleobiology), and has described over 10 new species of fossil animals. He has done fieldwork in Britain, China, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, and the United States. His research is profiled often in the popular press and he is a 'consultant palaeontologist' on the Walking With Dinosaurs team.