University of Manchester: Palaeontology

InstitutionUniversity of Manchester
Department Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Web https://www.manchester.ac.uk
Study type Research

Summary

Research is directed towards dinosaur limb mechanics, including computer modelling of dinosaur gait, trackway formation and interpretation, including LiDAR digital mapping of sites, palaeopathology, taphonomy, and embryology. The Manchester team is also active in palaeoecological studies of dinosaur sites, the study of fossil lagerstatten in general, and in arthropod taxonomy and palaeoecology.

Sponsorship info

The school has a number of research council scholarships available for PhD study. For more information please visit the school website.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

MSc (Res)

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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