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Miss Elizabeth Martin BSc, MSc

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Miss Elizabeth Martin is Postgraduate research student within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

2011-2013: MSc in Palaeobiology with Distinction at the University of Bristol, UK. Thesis entitled “A novel method of estimating pterosaur skeletal mass using computed tomography”.

2006-2011: BSc (Hons) in Palaeontology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Undergraduate thesis entitled “Variation in skull morphology of Centrosaurus apertus, with comments on Centrosaurus nasicornus

2010 - present: Scientific advisor at Jurassic Forest Educational Centre in Gibbons, Canada.




Research interests

  • Palaeontology
  • Pterosaurs
  • Flight mechanics
  • Evolution of flight

Research project

Mass estimation in pterosaurs, and its phylogenetic implications for the evolution of body size.


Dr Gareth Dyke (UoS)
Colin Palmer (UoS research associate)
Dr Emily Rayfield (University of Bristol)
Dr Mike Habib (University of Southern California)

Research group

Marine Biology and Ecology

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Miss Elizabeth Martin
Student Office, Room 166/09 University of Southampton Waterfront Campus National Oceanography Centre European Way Southampton SO14 3ZH

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