Dr. Duncan McIlroy

Dr. Duncan Mcllroy with view of Western Brook in the background



Research Professor

Contact Information

Office: ER 6009
Phone: 709-864-6722
Fax: 709-864-2589
E-mail: dmcilroy @ mun.ca 


twitter @munpaleobiology

Research Interests

Palaeobiology & Palaeoenvironments of the Neoproterozoic-lower Cambrian

Current Graduate Students:

Jenna Nevill (M.Sc. Candidate) Morphometry, orientation and mode of life of the Ediacaran genus Fractofusus from Discovery UNESCO Global Geopark and Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve, Newfoundland.

Chris McKean (Ph.D. Candidate) Taphonomy, Paleontology and Geoconservation of the Upper Island Cove Ediacaran Lagerst├Ątte.

Giovanni Pasinetti (Ph.D. Candidate) Paleoobiology of the Bradgatia, Culmofrons and Charnia from the Ediacaran of Newfoundland.

Daniel Per├ęz-Pinedo (Ph.D. Candidate) Flow, orientation and palaeobiology macroorganisms from the deep-water marine Ediacaran successions of Avalonia.

Pascal Olschewski (Ph.D. Candidate) A petrographic approach to understanding the taphonomy and ecology of the deep marine Ediacaran strata of the Avalon and Bonavista peninsulas of Newfoundland.

Nagi Chida (M.Sc. Candidate) Petrography and morphology of the problematic Ediacaran Microbially Influenced Sedimentary Structures.