Dr Dean Lomax • TEDxDoncaster
My Unorthodox Path to Success
Dr. Dean Lomax - My unorthodox path to success: How my passion for the past shaped my future About the speaker: Dr. Dean Lomax is a multi-award-winning paleontologist, author, and presenter with an unconventional but inspiring backstory. He explains how his childhood passion for dinosaurs led him to discover new species, hunt for dinosaurs and create his own unique path. Why you should listen: Today, Dean is a leading world expert on ichthyosaurs (extinct marine reptiles) and has named many species, identified an ichthyosaur pregnant with octuplets and discovered that some ichthyosaurs may have grown as large as - or even larger than - blue whales. He has written several books, authored more than 40 academic papers in peer-reviewed journals and has produced many popular articles. He is also a patron of the UK Association of Fossil Hunters and a patron of Mary Anning Rocks.