Mark T Young
Dr Mark Young received his BSc (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Edinburgh in 2005, and his MSc (distinction) in Advanced Methods in Taxonomy and Biodiversity from Imperial College London in 2006. Mark completed his PhD in Earth Science from the University of Bristol, in collaboration with the Natural History Museum London in 2009.
Currently, Mark is a post-doctoral researcher at the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh. Specialising in the taxonomy, biomechanics, anatomy, and phylogeny of crocodylomorphs and marine reptiles. His current work is focused on the land-to-sea transition of marine crocodylomorphs - examining their palaeoneuroanatomy and sensory systems. Two additional active research areas are: (1) the crocodylomorph SuperMatrix Project, and (2) the fossils of Scotland.