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Peter Falkingham

  • PhD
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Vertebrate Biology
  • Liverpool John Moores University
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  • 769CitationsNumber of citations received by Peter's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

Palaeontology Paleontology Ichnology Dinosaurs Biomechanics


Computational palaeontologist focusing on track formation and associated limb dynamics of dinosaurs.

Co-authors (146)

Recent publications

  • A standard protocol for documenting modern and fossil ichnological data

    • Falkingham P
    • Bates K
    • Avanzini M
    • et al.
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  • The importance of muscle architecture in biomechanical reconstructions of extinct animals: a case study using Tyrannosaurus rex

    • Bates K
    • Falkingham P
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Journal of Paleontological Techniques

Scientific Editor

2012 - Present

Professional experience

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Vertebrate Biology

Liverpool John Moores University

February 2015 - Present

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Royal Veterinary College

February 2012 - February 2015(3 years)

Research Fellow

Brown University

February 2012 - February 2014(2 years)

Post-doctoral research assistant

University of Manchester

June 2010 - February 2012(2 years)

Curatorial Assistant

Yorkshire Museum



University of Manchester

October 2006 - March 2010(3 years)

MSc Computer Science

University of Bristol

September 2003 - September 2004(a year)

BSc Biology and Geology

University of Bristol

September 2000 - June 2003(3 years)