Thomas Clements


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Research interests

Thomas' research focuses on Taphonomy - understanding the physical and chemical processes of fossilisation. His primary research interests are 1) understanding the processes that control authigenic mineral replacement of soft tissues, 2) taxon specific fossilisation biases, 3) the preservational pathways of labile tissues and 4) the impact of paleogeography on Lagerstätten deposits. 

Thomas is currently a Leverhulme Research Fellow investigating how taphonomic processes may bias our understanding of animal recovery after mass extinctions. 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, An Investigation into soft tissue preservation: controls on exceptional preservation in the Carboniferous Mazon Creek Lagerstätte, USA., University of Leicester

Award Date: 31 Oct 2018

Master in Science, MSc Palaeobiology, University of Bristol

Award Date: 1 Dec 2013

Bachelor of Science, BSc (Hons) Geology, University of Brighton

Award Date: 1 Dec 2010


  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • Geology
  • Taphonomy
  • Palaeobiology
  • Cephalopods


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