UQ Dinosaur Lab

Gondwanan fossil archosaurs and their world
Gondwanan fossil archosaurs and their world

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An unprecedented 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been identified on a 25-kilometre stretch of the Dampier Peninsula coastline around Walmadany (James Price Point).

News

  • An unprecedented 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been identified on a 25-kilometre stretch of the Dampier Peninsula coastline around Walmadany (James Price Point).
  • It has a parrot-like beak, bones in its skin and an inner ear similar to a turtle - meet Kunbarrasaurus, Australia’s newest dinosaur.
  • Everyone loves a good dinosaur story and they don’t come much better than the dramatic dinosaur stampede found in Queensland’s outback. But did a stampede really happen?

Honours and Postgraduate research opportunities

We are currently looking for motivated PhD and Honours students to help research the dinosaur tracks of the Broome Sandstone on the Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia.

Research opportunitites