Professor Tony Hallam

Professor Tony Hallam

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Emeritus Professor

Contact details

Telephone
+ 44 (0)121 41 46164
Fax
+ 44 (0)121 41 44942
Email
a.hallam@bham.ac.uk
Address
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Biography

  • M.A. & PhD, Cambridge University
  • 1958 - 1967 Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
  • 1967 - 1977 Lecturer, University of Oxford & Fellow of New College
  • 1977 - 1999 Lapworth Professor, University of Birmingham
  • 1999 - present Emeritus Professor

Research

Research group

  • Geosystems

Research interests

  • Mass extinctions and their relationship to sea-level changes and anoxic events.
  • Mesozoic palaeobiogeography and palaeoclimates.
  • History of geological ideas.

Current research

  • The end-Triassic mass extinction event