Ivan Sansom

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Ivan Sansom is currently undertaking research projects in the following areas:

The Ordovician radiation of fish: a Gondwanan perspective on diversification in fluctuating palaeoenvironments
Cambro-Ordovician fish from North America
The palaeobiology of Ordovician fish from South America
The origins and early evolution of vertebrate biomineralisation
The origin of the gnathostomes

Dr Sansom welcomes enquiries from prospective doctoral researchers in his areas of interest.