Darren Naish (born 1975) is a British vertebrate palaeontologist, science writer and technical editor with an M. Phil. and Ph.D. from the University of Southampton, UK. He works mostly on Cretaceous dinosaurs and pterosaurs, but has an avid interest in all things tetrapod: he has been blogging at Tetrapod Zoology since 2006. His doctoral work on was on the basal tyrannosuaroid theropod Eotyrannus, a dinosaur that, together with colleagues, he named in 2001.
Darren’s research is widely reported in the news media and he has appeared on British television. He has published extensively in academic publications and written several children’s titles as well as popular books including the highly acclaimed BBC Walking with Dinosaurs: The Evidence (2000, with David Martill), produced to accompany the TV series. In 2010, he published The Great Dinosaur Discoveries as sole author.
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