Dr Stephen Stukins

Dr Stephen Stukins

Senior curator, micropalaeontology

Department: Earth Sciences
Division: ES Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
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Mineralogy Collections

Caroline SmithChristopher MillerHelena TomanMichael RumseyNatasha AlmeidaRobin Hansen, Stephen Stukins

Specialisms

Biostratigraphy, Collections research projects, Micropalaeontology, Palynology with special focus on the Mesozoic and statistical analyses of terrestrial palaeoenvironments

Qualifications

Degrees

BSc (Hons) Geological Sciences, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

MSc Micropalaeontology, University College London, United Kingdom

PhD, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Employment history

Academic

Senior Curator of Micropalaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, Department of Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2015 - ongoing

Museum Scientist in Micropalaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, Department of Palaeontology/Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2012 - 2015

Non-academic

Stratigrapher/Palynologist, PetroStrat Ltd, 2010 - 2011

Highlighted publications

Stukins S, Jolley DW, Mcilroy D, Hartley AJ (2013) Middle Jurassic vegetation dynamics from allochthonous palynological assemblages: An example from a marginal marine depositional setting; Lajas Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 392 : 117 - 127. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.09.002

Riding JB, Pound MJ, Hill TCB, Stukins S, Feist-burkhardt S (2012) The John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology. Palynology, 36 (2) : 224 - 233. doi: 10.1080/01916122.2012.682512

Committees

Secretary, AASP-The Palynological Society, 2014 - on going.

Editorships

Associate editor, Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, Taylor and Francis, 2015 - on going.

Publications

Dunne E, Stukins S, Purvis A (null) The John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology, a Big Data archive: A case study into the spatio-temporal richness of Aquilapollenites. The Micropalaeontological Society: Rock to Clock: the importance of microfossils Symposium and Society AGM, 16 - 16 11 11

Stukins S, Van CappelleM, Daly RJ, Hampson GJ, Johnson HD (null) PALYNOLOGICAL CONTENT AND PALYNOFACIES ANALYSIS OF A MIXED TIDE- AND WAVE-INFLUENCED DELTAIC DEPOSIT: THE CRETACEOUS SEGO SANDSTONE, UTAH, USA. 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, 1 - 1 11 11

Fox LR, Hill T, Stukins S, Bailey H, Miller G (2015) BP Micropalaeontology project: Mapping palaeoenvironmental changes through geological time. The Micropalaeontological Society Annual Conference, 16 - 16 11 11

Hill T, Stukins S, Fox L, Bailey H, Miller G (2015) The BP Palaeo-GIS project: A review of progress to date regarding the reappraisal of the former British Petroleum collection at the Natural History Museum, London. Oral Presentation. The Micropalaeontological Society Annual Conference, 16 - 16 11 11

Simmons M, Hughes GW, Whittaker JE, Hill T, Stukins S, Smith K (2015) Stratigraphic Sudoku - Making the Most of Microfossils in the Middle East. Oral Presentation. The Micropalaeontological Society Annual Conference, 16 - 16 11 11

Stukins S, Hill T, Miller CG, Smith K (null) The BP Palaeo-GIS project: the reappraisal of previsouly unused microfossil data from the former British Petroleum Collection at the Natural History Museum.. Micropalaeontological phylogenies and their applications, 19 - 19 11 11

Stukins S, Hill T, Miller CG, Smith KV (2014) The BP Palaeo-GIS project: the reappraisal of previously unused microfossil data from the former British Petroleum Collection at The Natural History Museum, London. The Micropalaeontological Society 3rd Annual Meeting, 19 - 19 11 1113 - 14.

Stukins S (null) A PALYNOLOGICAL RECORD OF BATHONIAN MARINE AND TERRESTRIAL PALAEOENVIRONMENTS FROM THE GREAT OOLITE GROUP OF WOODEATON QUARRY, OXFORDSHIRE, UK. 4th International Palaeontological Congress. The History of Life: A View from the Southern Hemisphere, 28 - 28 9 9907 - 907.

Hill T, Stukins S, Whittaker JE, Hughes GW, Simmons M (2014) The Mesozoic benthonic foraminifera of the Middle East. Presented at The Micropalaeontological Society 3rd Annual Meeting.

Smith KV, Stukins S, Hill T, Miller CG, Bailey H (2014) The former British Petroleum Northwest European Reference Collection. Presented at The Micropalaeontological Society 3rd Annual Meeting.

Stukins S, Jolley DW, Mcilroy D, Hartley AJ (2013) Middle Jurassic vegetation dynamics from allochthonous palynological assemblages: An example from a marginal marine depositional setting; Lajas Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 392 : 117 - 127. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.09.002

Riding JB, Pound MJ, Hill TCB, Stukins S, Feist-burkhardt S (2012) The John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology. Palynology, 36 (2) : 224 - 233. doi: 10.1080/01916122.2012.682512

Courses taught

MSc: Applied Palaeontology/Biostratigraphy
2013 - on going.

MSc: Applied Palaeontology/Biostratigraphy
2013 - on going.

Supervision

Master's Co-supervisor to Dunne E
Going digital: Historical distribution and temporal diversity of Aquilapollenites using data from the John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology (by Emma Dunne)
17/4/2015 - 17/9/2015.

Introduction

Qualifications

Degrees

BSc (Hons) Geological Sciences, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

MSc Micropalaeontology, University College London, United Kingdom

PhD, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Employment history

Academic

Senior Curator of Micropalaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, Department of Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2015 - ongoing

Museum Scientist in Micropalaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London, Department of Palaeontology/Earth Sciences, United Kingdom, 2012 - 2015

Non-academic

Stratigrapher/Palynologist, PetroStrat Ltd, 2010 - 2011

Highlighted publications

Stukins S, Jolley DW, Mcilroy D, Hartley AJ (2013) Middle Jurassic vegetation dynamics from allochthonous palynological assemblages: An example from a marginal marine depositional setting; Lajas Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 392 : 117 - 127. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.09.002

Riding JB, Pound MJ, Hill TCB, Stukins S, Feist-burkhardt S (2012) The John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology. Palynology, 36 (2) : 224 - 233. doi: 10.1080/01916122.2012.682512

Professional activities

Committees

Secretary, AASP-The Palynological Society, 2014 - on going.

Editorships

Associate editor, Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, Taylor and Francis, 2015 - on going.

Publications

Publications

Dunne E, Stukins S, Purvis A (null) The John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology, a Big Data archive: A case study into the spatio-temporal richness of Aquilapollenites. The Micropalaeontological Society: Rock to Clock: the importance of microfossils Symposium and Society AGM, 16 - 16 11 11

Stukins S, Van CappelleM, Daly RJ, Hampson GJ, Johnson HD (null) PALYNOLOGICAL CONTENT AND PALYNOFACIES ANALYSIS OF A MIXED TIDE- AND WAVE-INFLUENCED DELTAIC DEPOSIT: THE CRETACEOUS SEGO SANDSTONE, UTAH, USA. 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, 1 - 1 11 11

Fox LR, Hill T, Stukins S, Bailey H, Miller G (2015) BP Micropalaeontology project: Mapping palaeoenvironmental changes through geological time. The Micropalaeontological Society Annual Conference, 16 - 16 11 11

Hill T, Stukins S, Fox L, Bailey H, Miller G (2015) The BP Palaeo-GIS project: A review of progress to date regarding the reappraisal of the former British Petroleum collection at the Natural History Museum, London. Oral Presentation. The Micropalaeontological Society Annual Conference, 16 - 16 11 11

Simmons M, Hughes GW, Whittaker JE, Hill T, Stukins S, Smith K (2015) Stratigraphic Sudoku - Making the Most of Microfossils in the Middle East. Oral Presentation. The Micropalaeontological Society Annual Conference, 16 - 16 11 11

Stukins S, Hill T, Miller CG, Smith K (null) The BP Palaeo-GIS project: the reappraisal of previsouly unused microfossil data from the former British Petroleum Collection at the Natural History Museum.. Micropalaeontological phylogenies and their applications, 19 - 19 11 11

Stukins S, Hill T, Miller CG, Smith KV (2014) The BP Palaeo-GIS project: the reappraisal of previously unused microfossil data from the former British Petroleum Collection at The Natural History Museum, London. The Micropalaeontological Society 3rd Annual Meeting, 19 - 19 11 1113 - 14.

Stukins S (null) A PALYNOLOGICAL RECORD OF BATHONIAN MARINE AND TERRESTRIAL PALAEOENVIRONMENTS FROM THE GREAT OOLITE GROUP OF WOODEATON QUARRY, OXFORDSHIRE, UK. 4th International Palaeontological Congress. The History of Life: A View from the Southern Hemisphere, 28 - 28 9 9907 - 907.

Hill T, Stukins S, Whittaker JE, Hughes GW, Simmons M (2014) The Mesozoic benthonic foraminifera of the Middle East. Presented at The Micropalaeontological Society 3rd Annual Meeting.

Smith KV, Stukins S, Hill T, Miller CG, Bailey H (2014) The former British Petroleum Northwest European Reference Collection. Presented at The Micropalaeontological Society 3rd Annual Meeting.

Stukins S, Jolley DW, Mcilroy D, Hartley AJ (2013) Middle Jurassic vegetation dynamics from allochthonous palynological assemblages: An example from a marginal marine depositional setting; Lajas Formation, Neuquén Basin, Argentina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 392 : 117 - 127. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.09.002

Riding JB, Pound MJ, Hill TCB, Stukins S, Feist-burkhardt S (2012) The John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology. Palynology, 36 (2) : 224 - 233. doi: 10.1080/01916122.2012.682512

Teaching and students

Courses taught

MSc: Applied Palaeontology/Biostratigraphy
2013 - on going.

MSc: Applied Palaeontology/Biostratigraphy
2013 - on going.

Supervision

Master's Co-supervisor to Dunne E
Going digital: Historical distribution and temporal diversity of Aquilapollenites using data from the John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology (by Emma Dunne)
17/4/2015 - 17/9/2015.