What is the next big challenge in invertebrate palaeontology? Does serendipity every play a role in your work? If you could meet one scientist from the past, who would it be and why? What aspect of evolutionary biology interests you the most? Full interview
Dr Liz Harper is employed by Gonville and Caius College (University of Cambridge) but she is based in the Department of Earth Sciences where she is an affiliated lecturer and Honorary Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology. She works mainly on all aspects of living bivalves and brachiopods. She has two sons and keeps bees.