Mike Benton Made a Fellow of the Royal Society

Mike Benton, formerly chair of the Dinosaur Society has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Mike’s interests and research cover the diversification of life through time, quality of the fossil record, shapes of phylogenies, age-clade congruence, mass extinctions, Triassic ecosystem evolution, basal diapsid phylogeny, basal archosaurs and the origin of the dinosaurs.

You can read more on Professsor Benton’s fellowship on the following page:

Professor Michael Benton FRS

Professor Benton’s details at Bristol University:

Professor Mike Benton