Speaker: Prof. Simon Conway Morris FRS
17:15 Main Physics Lecture Theatre, University of St Andrews
Simon Conway Morris FRS is an English palaeontologist who is best known for his detailed and careful study of fossils of the Burgess Shale and of the scientific concept of Cambrian explosion. Conway Morris is most popularly know for his theistic views of biological evolution. He has held the Chair of Evolutionary Palaeobiology in the Earth Sciences Department at Cambridge University since 1995.