UCL Earth Sciences

Prof Paul Upchurch

Prof Paul Upchurch




Professor of Palaeobiology Kathleen Lonsdale, 107

Courses Taught: 

GEOL2008 Vertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution
GEOL3036 Biodiversity and Macroevolutionary Patterns

Research Group(s):

Vertebrate Palaeontology

Email Address:

Telephone Number: 

p.upchurch@ucl.ac.uk 020 3108 6358 (56358)

Research Summary

Research focuses on: vertebrate systematics and evolution (especially dinosaurs, but also pterosaurs, mammals, crocodiles, salamanders, birds etc.); Mesozoic ecosystems and biogeography; phylogenetic and biogeographic methods; fossil record quality and ancient biodiversity change (e.g. mass extinction's); latitudinal biodiversity gradients in 'Deep Time'.

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