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Martin David Brasier
Born12 April 1947(1947-04-12)
Wimbledon, London, England
Died16 December 2014(2014-12-16) (aged 67)
Burford, Oxfordshire, England
Car accident
NationalityUnited Kingdom
FieldsPalaeontology, Evolutionary Biology, Micropaleontology, Astrobiology
InstitutionsBritish Geological Survey
University of Reading
University of Hull
Memorial University of Newfoundland
University of Oxford
Alma materUniversity of London
University of Oxford

Martin David Brasier FGS, FLS (12 April 1947 – 16 December 2014) was an English palaeobiologist and astrobiologist. He was Professor of Palaeobiology at the University of Oxford[1] and Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall.

Brasier died in a car accident near Burford, Oxfordshire, UK, on 16 December 2014.[2][3]


  1. "Oxford University staff". Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  2. Gideon Henderson (17 December 2014). "Professor Martin Brasier, RIP". Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford.,_rip. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  3. "Death of Martin Brasier". St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.