ABOUT THE IVPP AND THE TEAM
The IVPP is a Research Institute belonging to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (in Chinese: 中国科学院古脊椎动物与古人类研究所). It just celebrated its 90th birthday in 2019. It is currently considered one of the top Research Institutes in the world for the fields of paleontology and paleanthropology. Many magnificent research results have been achieved at IVPP and 120 research papers have been published in Nature and Science from 1993-2020. To learn more about the full history of IVPP and its current Research, read this NSR Article.
Our research team on Avian Evolution is part of the Key Laboratory for Vertebrate Evolution and Human Origins, and of the Department of Paleoichthyology and Paleoherpetology. This international team is led by Academician and Professor Zhou Zhonghe.