Public Presentations and Appearances

***UPCOMING***  Dec 14th & Jan 18th: A Story of the Motherfish Workshop Presenter for participants to learn about fish evolution, the threat of micro-plastics pollution and an opportunity to create a piece of recycled art. Marine Discovery Centre, Henley Beach, Adelaide.

Dec 2019: Science in the PubGreat Evolutionary Transformations“, Rob Roy Hotel, Adelaide.


Dec 2019: Interviewed by David Bevan on ABC Adelaide “Mornings” (listen here from 34min)

May 2019: For the Love of Science, by The Science Nation, held at The Royal Institution of Australia.

May 2019: Invited Speaker for Palaeo in the Pub, “Old Four Legs – the evolutionary history of the coelacanth”, with Prof. Richard Cloutier and Dr Hugo Dutel.

March 2019: Presenter at Super Daughter Day exploring STEM with girls aged 5-12, run by Work180 in Melbourne. (*Read my blog on the Work180 website here)

December 2018: Featured on the children’s science TV show, Scope. Aired on Channel 10. (Watch here:

November 2018: Invited speaker for Adelaide Planetarium “Supernovas” monthly meeting. Lecture topic: “Fish, Fossils and Brains“.

November 2018: Panelist for Science Says!, an event designed to educate and entertain from The Science Nation, held at The Royal Institution of Australia.

September 2018: Invited speaker for the Geological Society of Australia Networking and Speed Mentoring night. Adelaide University.

June 2018: 10 minute live radio interview for ABC Radio Hobart Breakfast with Ryk Goddard about our paper investigating the stem-osteichthyan, Ligulalepis.

June 2018: Filmed segment for TV about our work on Ligulalepis.

April 2018: Invited Speaker for Palaeo in the Pub“Once we were fish – exploring our piscine origins”, with Dr Brian Choo and Prof John Long.

2016: Live radio interview for Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly about my recent research into lungfish brains.


2010: Invited Speaker for Field Naturalist Club of VictoriaSeminar about fieldwork and recent fossil finds from the Gogo Formation.

2009: Live radio interview on Einstein a go-go (RRR 102.7fm, weekly science show) about a new fossil lungfish, Melbourne.

2009: Palaeo-Week Presenter, South Australia Museum. Seminar for High School students  and the general public about palaeontology and careers in science.


Popular Science Articles, Features and Other Blog Contributions

Featured in the first edition of Brave Minds magazine. (Pickrell, J. 2019. When intellect was born. Brave Minds. 1, 8-9.)BraveMinds2019

CLEMENT, A. M. 2019. Au revoir, Richard! Beer n’ Bones. 13(2), 2-3.

CLEMENT, A. M. 2018. The Enigma Fish from Wee Jasper. Beer n’ Bones. 12(3), 7-8.

CLEMENT, A. M. 2018. Featured in the July edition of Total Girl magazine “Australia’s Best Tween Mag for Girls”. Can you dig it? Pg. 70. Tgirl

CLEMENT, A. M. and Long, J. A. 2018. It’s less than 2cm long, but this 400 million year old fossil fish changes our view of vertebrate evolutionThe Conversation. May 30, 2018.

CLEMENT, A. M. 2018. How to become a palaeontologist. Australia’s Science Channel (republished by Lisa Bailey). April 18, 2018.

CLEMENT, A. M. 2018. On the hunt for tetrapod footprints. Beer n’ Bones. 12(1), 1-3.

CLEMENT, A. M. and Long, J. A. 2016. A new brain-warp technique that helps to reconstruct fossil brains. The Conversation. July 21, 2016.

CLEMENT, A. M. 2012. (Various blog pieces for

CLEMENT, A. M. 2011. Keystones in evolution – Gasping for air. Cosmos41, 41. Keystones in Evolution - Cosmos 2011

CLEMENT, A. M. 2010. The First BreathAustralasian Science. 31, 5. The First Breath 2010