Lecturer in Palaetontology.
School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences
University College Cork, Ireland.
Palaeobotanist. Palaeontologist. Science Educator.
Environmental change, both past and present, is imprinted on the plants. By studying the plants of prehistory, I aim to uncover how life on Earth has responded to past intervals of extreme warming.
The results have started coming in, and you’re not going to like them…
I received my Ph.D. in 2012 from Monash University, Australia. From 2012–2017, I was Associate Lecturer of Palaeontology and Sedimentary Geology and Postdoctoral Researcher at Monash. Since 2017, I have been based at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden. My team and I have been investigating the extinction and recovery trends of flora during the most devastating mass extinction of all time: the end-Permian event.
I am Associate Editor for Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology.