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. 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.