Palaeontologist Dean Lomax takes us on a journey back to the amazing British finds that sparked the original dinomania in the 1800s. From the Isle of Skye to the Isle of Wight, and from the 'invention' of dinosaurs to the great granddad of T. rex, Lomax reveals incredible dinosaur discoveries found across the British Isles.
Dean is an internationally recognised multi-award-winning palaeontologist, science communicator and author. He has travelled the globe and worked on many fascinating projects from excavating dinosaurs in the American West, to describing new species of extinct marine reptiles and winning a gold medal for excellence in science.
A visiting scientist at The University of Manchester, Dean is passionate about communicating palaeontology with the public and regularly appears on television, including as series advisor and recurring on-screen expert presenter for ITV’s Dinosaur Britain. He has written two books, numerous scientific papers, and many popular articles. Dean is also the patron of the UK Association of Fossil Hunters (UKAFH).
This talk will take place in the Gas Hall and attendees be sat under Dippy's tail! Limited to 40 tickets. Limited to 40 tickets.