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Name Dr John Cunningham
Job title Research Fellow
Department School of Earth Sciences University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc(Edin), MSc(Bristol), PhD(Liv)
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Keywords fossils
fossilized embryos
Ediacaran
Cambrian
evolution
developmental evolution
animal phyla
Areas of expertise My current research investigates fossilized embryos from the Ediacaran and Cambrian. The key objective is to understand what these fossils can tell us about the role of developmental evolution during the emergence of the animal phyla.