Simon Conway Morris

Simon Conway Morris

Simon Conway Morris is the Emeritus Professor of Evolutionary Paleobiology at the University of Cambridge. He is well known for his work on the early evolution of metazoans (popularly referred to as the "Cambrian Explosion") and for his extensive studies on convergent evolution. He is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and is the author or editor of 7 books. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1990 and has spoken extensively at the intersection of science and religion, including giving the Gifford Lectures in 2007 at the University of Edinburgh.