Public Presentations & Appearances

August 2022: Official launch of Palaeo Jam, a new Australian podcast (live recording), listen on podbean here.

March 2022: World Science Festival Brisbane “Palaeontology Reimagined” *POSTPONED*

Aug 2021: “Seeing Things Differently” guest talk for Micro-X Science Week event (Tonsley).

Aug 2021: “My Science Rulz, Your Science Droolz” Science Week event (The Gov).

July 2021: “Straight Talks” presentation at Seaford Secondary School.

June 2021: Flinders University Ecology, Evolution & Environment Seminar “Fishy brains and fossil endocasts: early vertebrate neural adaptations to life on land

May 2021: Guest interviewee on “The Backpacker’s Guide To Prehistory” podcast.

May 2021: Connecting Women in STEM, online event organised by Thebarton College.

Mar 2021: Radio Interviews (Radio Adelaide, ABC Radio Bega, NITV)

Feb 2021: Lightning Keynote at Women in STEM Breakfast, STEM Enrichment Academy. 

Had fun giving a lightening keynote this morning to the STEM Academy conference. (With
A/Prof Maria Parappilly OAM)

(Postponed due to COVID) Nov 2020: Inspiring women in STEM, Flaxmill Primary School.

October 2020: STEAM Week, Woodend Primary School.Woodend-STEAMweek-crop

September 2020: “X-ray Fossils” CSIRO Stem Professionals in Schools, Happy Valley Primary School.

July 2020: “Marsupial Skulls” CSIRO Stem Professionals in Schools, Happy Valley Primary School. Alice with marsupial skulls

May 2020: Interviewed by Prof. Flint from Dinosaur University to celebrate the great Mary Anning’s 221st birthday.

May 2020: Invited speaker, Butterfly Conservation SA monthly meeting, “Brain evolution of fossil fish and the first tetrapods“. BCSA talk 2020

March 2020: Radio interview, The Wire, with Lachlan McPherson.

March 2020: Panellist, Flinders Brave public lecture, Alere Function Centre. BRAVE

Feb 2020: “Dr Alice – Fossil Hunter” CSIRO Stem Professionals in Schools, Happy Valley Primary School.

Feb 2020: A thank you to the Flinders University donor community for Impact Seed Funding.

Dec 2019: Invited speaker, A Story of the Motherfish, Marine Discovery Centre, Henley Beach, Adelaide.

Dec 2019: Invited speaker, Science in the Pub – Great Evolutionary Transformations, Rob Roy Hotel, Adelaide.


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

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

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

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

December 2018: Featured on the children’s science TV show, Scope (Channel 10)

November 2018: Invited speaker, Adelaide Planetarium ‘Supernovas’ monthly meeting with ‘Fish, Fossils and Brains’.

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

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

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

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

April 2018: Invited Speaker, Palaeo in the Pub, ‘Once we were fish – exploring our piscine origins’, with Dr Brian Choo and Prof John Long. Palaeo in the Pub Flyer - Final copy

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

2010: Invited Speaker, 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: Presenter, South Australia MuseumPalaeo-Week’. Seminar for High School students  and the general public about palaeontology and careers in science.

Popular Science Articles & Other Blog Contributions

CLEMENT, A. M. 2021. When our evolutionary ancestors first crawled onto land, their brains only half-filled their skulls. The Conversation. Mar 20, 2021. 

Cloutier, R., Long, J. and CLEMENT, A. M. 2020. Elpistostege: a fish with legs or a tetrapod with fins? The Science Breaker. Dec 16, 2020.

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. 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. 2010. The First BreathAustralasian Science. 31, 5. The First Breath 2010

Features & Interviews (print)

Dijkstra, M. 2021. What did the brains of the first land vertebrates look like? Frontiers Science News. March 26, 2021. 

Arman, S. 2020. Interview: Dr Alice Clement. Beer n’ Bones. 14(1), 9-11.BnB_Interview

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

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