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School of the Biological Sciences



Reader in Vertebrate Evolution and Ecology, Department of Zoology, Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology, University Museum of Zoology, Director of Postgraduate Education

Jason Head studies the vertebrate fossil record to understand the origin of modern clades, the evolution of new body forms, and the relationships between fauna and environment through deep time. Learn more.


Research Areas

Evolutionary Morphology
Conservation Palaeobiology
Adaptive Radiations/Mass Extinctions


Geometric Morphometrics
Phylogeny Reconstruction
Ancestral State Reconstruction
H-R C-T imaging

Areas for Collaboration

Evolutionary Developmental Biology 




Research Theme

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