Author: Michael_Pittman

News

Launch Event of HKU MOOC Dinosaur Ecosystems – October 4th 2018 On Thursday October 4th 2018, we will launch the second edition of Dinosaur Ecosystems, HKU’s prize-nominated MOOC course that I produced and teach. RSVP at http://hku.to/dinoxlaunch2018 (limited places filled on a first come first serve basis) Dinosaur Ecosystems 2nd Edition Trailer The Second Edition…

Lab members & collaborators

Lab members Dr. Michael Pittman – Principal investigator I’m a multi-disciplinary vertebrate palaeontologist from HK. I earned a BSc in geology from UCL in 2006 before progressing to an MSc in geoscience (palaeobiology) in 2007. I pursued a PhD on ‘the evolution and biomechanics of dinosaurian tails’ with Profs. Paul Upchurch and John R Hutchinson…

Publications

20 publications (232 citations; h-index 9; RG score: 26.35; average IF > 4)   2018 20. Saitta, E.T., Fletcher, I., Martin, P., Pittman, M., Kaye, T.G., True, L.D., Norell, M.A., Abbott, G.D., Summons, R.E., Penkman, K.E.H. & Vinther, J. Preservation of fossil Shuvuuia deserti feather fibers raises concern about immunohistological experiments on fossils. Organic Geochemistry,…