Dr Andrew Rozefelds is the Principal Curator, Geosciences at Queensland Museum and Adjunct Associate Professor at Central Queensland University.
Andrew rejoined Queensland Museum in 2011, after working in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery as a botanist and then Deputy Director of Collections and Research. He previously worked at Queensland Museum from 1977 to 1991 in invertebrate zoology and geology and was involved in palaeontological fieldwork throughout Queensland. He completed a Bach Applied Science (Biology) at Central Queensland University and undertook a Bach Sciences (Honours) at The University of Adelaide. In 1991 he left the museum to undertake a PhD in botany at The University of Melbourne, with one year spent at The University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Andrew has written over 100 peer-reviewed and popular articles. His current research interest and focus is on Green History which aims to study the origins, evolution and history of the modern Australian flora. The current project aims to document the impacts of vulcanicity on the evolution of the Australian flora. He has also published papers on fossil vertebrates and invertebrates, modern plant systematics and weed sciences, biographical research and other areas. He has described over 14 new species of living plants and over 20 fossil plants.
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