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Prof Paul Upchurch

Dinosaurs; phylogenetics; biogeography; palaeodiversity; fossil record quality

Professor of Palaeobiology

Prof Paul Upchurch

 

Appointment:

Room:

Professor of PalaeobiologyKathleen Lonsdale, 107

Courses Taught:

GEOL009 Vertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution
GEOL0036 Biodiversity and Macroevolutionary Patterns

Research Group(s):

Vertebrate Palaeontology
 

Email Address:

Telephone Number:

p.upchurch@ucl.ac.uk020 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'.