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William Rutter known as Will

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BSc (Hons) Geology – University of South Wales


I am a Research Student based on Upper Glyntaff. My current research is quantitative palaeontology in relation to evolutionary mechanisms and trends of rugose corals, and using statistical analysis to determine the likelihood of specific events.

Finalist – Early Career Geologist Award 2019 (Southern Wales Region).


BSc Field Mapping (Honours Level) – Study area Vale of Glamorgan.
BSc Dissertation – Carbonate Sedimentology and Facies Analysis.



Rutter, W.A.J., (2019), ‘Analysis of Septal Morphometrics and Septal Density, leading to Tomographic Reconstruction of the Zaphrentis delanouei species group from the Value of Glamorgan, Wales, UK.’ Geologists Association Student Symposium 2019, London: 17th May 2019.

Rutter, W.A.J., Miliorizos, M.N., (2019), Revision of the morphological trends and mechanisms in the evolution of the Zaphrentis delanouei group of the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK.’ European Geoscience Union General Assembly, Vienna: 7th-13th April 2019.

Rutter, W.A.J., (2018), ‘Quantitative Analysis of Species Distribution of the Zaphrentis delanouei species group.’ Palaeontological Association Annual General Meeting, Bristol: 14th-17th December 2018.


The Geological Society of London – Fellow since 2015
The Linnean Society of London – Fellow since 2017
The Palaeontological Association – Member since 2017
The European Geoscience Union – Member since 2019.



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