Neil Brocklehurst. Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung, Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany,
Neil Brocklehurst is a postdoctoral researcher at the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin. He is a Vertebrate Palaeontologist, primarily interested in the earliest evolution of terrestrial vertebrates during the late Palaeozoic. He completed his MSci degree in Palaeobiology at University College London, and undertook a PhD at the Museum für Naturkunde and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. During this time he has carried out research into the completeness of the fossil record and the methods used to examine changes in species richness, origination and extinction rates, and diversification.