Dr Giles Miller

Dr Giles Miller
  • Curator
  • Earth Sciences department
  • Economic and Environmental Earth Sciences
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD

Biography

Employment history

2006 - present - Senior Curator, Micropalaeontology, Natural History Museum 

2000 - 2006 - Curator, Micropalaeontology, Natural History Museum

1994 - 1999 - Curator, British Petroleum Microfossil Collection, Natural History Museum

Qualifications

1989 - 1993 University of Leicester - PhD (Silurian Micropalaeontology)

1986 - 1989 University of Nottingham - BSc Hons (Geology)

Curation

Curatorial responsibilities

Research

Interests

Taxonomy, palaeoecology and biostratigraphy of Silurian and Ordovician conodonts and ichthyoliths; Ordovician, Silurian and Carboniferous ostracods; Silurian stratigraphy.

Current activities

Ordovician ichthyoliths and conodonts from Oman with Dr I. Sansom (University of Birmingham) and Dr A. Heward (Petrogas, Oman)

Silurian conodonts and ostracods from Iran with Dr V. Hairapetian (University of Azad, Iran), Dr M. Williams (University of Leicester) and Dr P. Mannik (Tallinn Technical University, Estonia)

Professional Roles

2007-present - British Geological Survey Collections Advisory Committee

2009-present - Associate Editor, Conodonts, Journal of Micropalaeontology

2013-present - Adjunct Lecturer, Universiti Teknologie PETRONAS, Malaysia

2014-present - Chairman, Geological Curators' Group

Publications

Publications
2013
  • MILLER, C. G. ( 2013 ) Supplementary information to accompany paper entitled ‘A brief history of modelling Foraminifera: from d’Orbigny to Zheng Shouyi’. P. 337–349 in Bowden, A. J., Gregory, F. J. & Henderson, A. S. (eds) 2013. Landmarks in Foraminiferal Micropalaeontology: History and Development. The Micropalaeontological Society, Special Publication, 6, Geological Society, London. Supplementary Publication of the Geological Society, 18639. . http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/SUP18639
  • MILLER, C. G. ( 2013 ) A brief history of modelling Foraminifera: from d’Orbigny to Zheng Shouyi. P. 337–349 in Bowden, A. J., Gregory, F. J. & Henderson, A. S. (eds) 2013. Landmarks in Foraminiferal Micropalaeontology: History and Development. The Micropalaeontological Society, Special Publication, 6, Geological Society, London. .
  • Männik, P., MILLER, C. G.  and Hairapetian, V. ( 2013 ) Conodonts from the Niur Formation (Silurian) of the Derenjal Mountains, Central Iran. Geological Magazine 150(4) : 639-650 . 10.1017/S001675681200088X
2012
  • Dingle, R. V., MILLER, C. G. and Jones, C. ( 2012 ) R. V. Dingle Ostracod Collection: Natural History Museum, London. Journal of Micropalaeontology 31 : 189-192 . Journal of Micropalaeontology
2011
  • Bennett, C. E., Siveter, D. J., Davies, S. J., Williams, M., Wilkinson, I. P., Browne, M. and MILLER, C. G. ( 2011 ) Ostracods from freshwater and brackish environments of the Mississippian of Southern Scotland: the early colonisation of terrestrial water bodies Geological Journal . 10.1017/S0016756811000719
  • Donovan, S., MILLER, C. G., Sansom, I., Heward, A. and Schreurs, J. ( 2011 ) An American Iocrinus Hall (Crinoidea, Disparida) from the Arabian Peninsula. Palaeontology 54(3) : 525-533 . 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2011.01042.x
  • Fortey, R. A., Heward, A. and MILLER, C. G. ( 2011 ) Sedimentary facies and trilobite and conodont faunas of the Ordovician Rann Formation, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates GeoArabia 16(4) : 127-152 .
  • Hairapetian, V., Mohibullah, M., Tilley, L. J., Williams, M., MILLER, C. G., Afzal, J., Ghobadi Pour, M. and Hejazi, S. H. ( 2011 ) Early Silurian carbonate platform ostracods from Iran: a peri-Gondwanan fauna with stroing Laurentian affinities Gondwana Research 20 : 645-653 .
2010
  • MILLER, C. G., Willliams, M. and Siveter, D. J. ( 2010 ) Palaeocope ostracods from the Silurian Wenlock Series of Arctic Canada Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 47 : 913-925 . 10.1139/E10-010
2009
  • Matzke-Karasz, R., Smith, R. J., Symonova, R., Miller, C. G. and Tafforeau, P. ( 2009 ) Sexual intercourse involving giant sperm in Cretaceous ostracode Science 324(5934) : 1535 . 10.1126/science.1173898
  • Sansom, I. J., Miller, C. G., Heward, A., Davies, N. S., Booth, G. A., Fortey, R. A. and Paris, F.  ( 2009 ) Ordovician fish from the Arabian Peninsula Palaeontology 52(2) : 337-342 . 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2009.00846.x
2008
  • Hairapetian, V., Blom, H., and Miller, C.G. ( 2008 ) Silurian thelodonts from the Niur Formation, central Iran. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53 (1) : 85–95 . Acta Palaeontologica Polonica
  • Miller, C. G. and Lowe, M. ( 2008 ) The Natural History Museum Blaschka collections Historical Biology 20(1) : 51-62 . 10.1080/08912960701677531
2007
  • Miller, C. G. ( 2007 ) Growth of early species of Ancyrodella and implications for correlation of the Middle-Upper Devonian boundary. Geological Quarterly 51(4) : 443-452 . Geological Quarterly
  • Miller, C. G. (ed.) ( 2007 ) Collection Forum, In: Realising Standards 2005 . 21(1-2): 231pp. . Realising Standards 2005
2006
  • Williams, M., Schmidt, D. N., Wilkinson, I. P., Miller, C. G. and Taylor, P. D. ( 2006 ) The type material of the Miocene to Recent species Globigerinoides sacculifer (Brady) revisited. Journal of Micropalaeontology 25(2) : 153-156 . Journal of Micropalaeontology
2005
  • Williams, M., Stephenson, M., Wilkinson, I. P., Leng, M. and Miller, C. G. ( 2005 ) Ostracod biostratigraphy and micropalaeontology of the Lower Carboniferous Ballagan Formation, Scotland. Journal of Micropalaeontology 24(1) : 77-94 . Journal of Micropalaeontology
2004
  • Miller C. G., Märss, T. and Blom H. ( 2004 ) New anaspid material from the late Silurian of Britain and Estonia. In: Luksevics E. (ed.). The Gross Symposium 2: Advances in Palaeoichthyology. Acta Universitatis Latviensis 679 : 46-56 .
  • Miller, C. G., Cornish, L., Jones, C, Jones, C. G. and Henderson, A. S. ( 2004 ) A new laser method for cleaning micropalaeontological specimens. Journal of Micropalaeontology 23(2) : 165-169 . Journal of Micropalaeontology
  • Miller, C.G. and Märss, T. ( 2004 ) Data associated with the paper published in the journal Palaeontology volume 47, part 5 entitled: Thelodonts and distribution of associated conodonts from the Llandovery-lowermost Lochkovian of the Welsh Borderland by T. Märss and C. G. Miller. Supplementary Publication of the British Lending Library 90496 : 7 pp .
  • Märss, T. and Miller, C.G. ( 2004 ) Thelodonts and associated conodonts from the Silurian to lowermost Devonian (Llandovery-Lochkovian) of the Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology 47(5) : 1211-1266 . 10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00409.x
2003
  • Blom, H., Miller, C. G. and Märss, T. ( 2003 ) A new birkeniid anaspid from the Upper Silurian of Skåne, south Sweden. GFF 125 : 57-61 . GFF
2002
  • Blom, H., Märss, T. and Miller, C.G. ( 2002 ) (for 2001) Birkeniid anaspids from the northern hemisphere. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 92 : 263-323 . 10.1017/S0263593300000250
  • Miller, C.G. ( 2002 ) Micropalaeontological models at the Natural History Museum, London. The Geological Curator 7 : 263-274 . The Geological Curator
  • Miller, C.G., Richter, M. and Do Carmo, D. ( 2002 ) Fish and ostracod remains from the Santos Basin (Cretaceous to Recent), Brasil Geological Journal 37 : 297-316 . 10.1002/gj.917
2001
  • Williams, M., Floyd, J.D. Miller, C.G. and Siveter, D.J.

    ( 2001 ) Scottish Ordovician ostracodes: a review of their palaeoenvironmental, biostratigraphical and palaeobiological significance. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 91 : 499-508 .
2000
  • Williams, M., Floyd, J.D., Miller, C.G., Siveter, D.J. and Stone, P.

    ( 2000 ) Kinnekullea comma (Jones, 1879), a trans Iapetus ostracod locum for the late Ordovician Dicellograptus anceps graptolite Biozone Journal of Micropalaeontology 19(2) : 163-164 . Journal of Micropalaeontology
1999
  • Miller, C.G. and Märss, T. ( 1999 ) A conodont, thelodont and acanthodian fauna from the Prídolí of the Much Wenlock area, Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology 42(4) : 691-714 . 10.1111/1475-4983.00093
1997
  • Miller, C.G. and Aldridge, R.J. ( 1997 ) Remscheidensis  plexus conodonts from the late Silurian of the Welsh Borderland Journal of Micropalaeontology 16(1) : 41-49 . Journal of Micropalaeontology
  • Miller, C.G., Sutherland S.J.E. and Dorning, K. ( 1997 ) Late Silurian (Ludlow-Prídolí) microfossils and sedimentation in the Welsh Basin near Clun, Shropshire Geological Journal 32 : 69-83 . 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1034(199703)32:1<69::AID-GJ734>3.0.CO;2-Q
1996
  • Miller, C.G. and Austin, R.L. ( 1996 ) Conodont collections formerly housed at the University of Southampton Journal of Paleontology 70(3) : 535 . Journal of Paleontology
1995
  • Miller, C. G. ( 1995 ) Data from article published in Palaeontology  (Vol. 38, p. 341-384) entitled "Ostracode and conodont distribution across the Ludlow/Prídolí boundary of Wales and the Welsh Borderland." Supplementary Publication of the British Lending Library 14045 : 17 pp .
  • Miller, C.G. ( 1995 ) Ostracode and conodont distribution across the Ludlow/Prídolí boundary of Wales and the Welsh Borderland Palaeontology 38 : 341-384 .
1993
  • Miller, C. G. and Aldridge, R. J. ( 1993 ) The taxonomy and apparatus structure of the Silurian distomodontid conodont Coryssognathus  Link and Druce, 1972 Journal of Micropalaeontology 12(2) : 241-255 . Journal of Micropalaeontology
1992
  • Williams, M. and Miller, C. G. ( 1992 ) Eohollina depressa  (Kay) Stereo-Atlas of Ostracod Shells 19(28) : 119-122 .
  • Williams, M. and Miller, C. G. ( 1992 ) Eurybolbina bispinata  (Harris) Stereo-Atlas of Ostracod Shells 19(27) : 115-118 .
1991
  • Hansch, W., Siveter, D.J. and Miller, C.G. ( 1991 ) Frostiella groenvalliana  Martinsson Stereo-Atlas of Ostracod Shells 18(31) : 125-134 .
  • Miller, C.G., Williams, M. and Wakefield, M.I. ( 1991 ) Bromidella papillata  (Harris) Stereo-Atlas of Ostracod Shells 17(14) : 73-76 .