Palaeobiology Research Group
The Bristol Palaeobiology Research Group explores all aspects of the history of the biosphere. From macroevolution to mass extinctions, we learn from the deep past to inform our predictions of the future.
Learn more about the areas of research and our current projects.
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Our staff, postdoctoral researchers and research fellows.
Bristol Dinosaur Project
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- Bird beaks did not adapt to food types as previously thought 22 January 2019
- New discovery pushes origin of feathers back by 70 million years 17 December 2018
- Scientists discover how birds and dinosaurs evolved to dazzle with colourful displays 10 December 2018
Our research reputation
The Bristol Palaeobiology Research Group was identified in 2017 as the best palaeontology research group in the world in the first discipline-specific annual review by the Center for World University Rankings.
The score is based on publications over the past ten years, assessed according to total numbers and the Eigenfactor and Article Influence Score of the journals.