Daniel Startin


Daniel Startin is palaeontologist and ichnologist working on early palaeozoic trace fossils and their relation to deep marine anoxia from the same period. Dan has a BSC in Palaeontology and a masters of research in palaeontology, both from the University of Portsmouth.

Research interests

Dan has a variety of research interests, predominantly relating to trace fossils and palaeo-environmental analysis. He has also worked on neoichnology and taphonomy projects.


  • Masters of Research in Science and Health (Palaeontology), University of Portsmouth
  • Palaeontology BSc (Hons), University of Portsmouth

Research groups and institutes

  • Earth Surface Science Institute
  • Palaeo@Leeds