Victoria "Tori" Herridge is a palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum in London and one of the founders of Trowelblazers, which celebrates women archaeologists, palaeontologists and geologists.
Herridge graduated with a first class degree in biology from University College London in 2002. After a master's degree at Imperial College London, she returned to University College London to gain a doctorate with a thesis titled "Dwarf Elephants on Mediterranean Islands: A Natural Experiment in Parallel Evolution". Her research addressed evolution of island mammals during the Pleistocene period and their responses to extreme climate change. She is a founding editor-in-chief at the open access journal Open Quaternary.
She delivered the 2012 Charles Lyell Award lecture at the British Science Festival and co-wrote Who Do You Think You Really Are? for the Natural History Museum. The film was a Premier Award Winner in 2011.
- Herridge, Victoria; Lister, A.M. "Extreme insular dwarfism evolved in a mammoth". Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279: 3193–3200. PMC . PMID 22572206. doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.0671.
- "Dwarfism". The Geological Society. 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2014-06-23.
- "British Science Festival 2012 – Focus on Geoscience". Geoscience Lines. 2012-08-29. Retrieved 2014-06-23.
- Channel 4: Britain at Low Tide
- "Channel 4 announces two new commissions featuring Dr Tori Herridge". Channel 4. 15 Jun 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016.