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Dr Delphine Angst

Dr Delphine Angst

Dr Delphine Angst
BSc, MA, PhD

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Area of research

New insights into the ecology of the dodo using a multidisciplinary approach

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Research summary

My research focuses on the paleobiology and the paleoecology of the large terrestrial fossil birds, using a mutlidiciplinary approch. I am more specifically interested on the determination of the diet, the locomotion, the reproduction, the sexual dimorphisme and the population structure. To this end, I use a large range of tools, including the fnite element analysis, the bone histology , the isotope geochemistry and the morpho-functional approache. I had the opportunity to work on a large number of fossil birds, from several contries and age, including a large late cretaceous bird from France named Gargantuavis, the large south american flightless birds ...

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Biography

2018-2020 : Marie Curie postodctoral fellow at the University of Bristol

2017-2018 : Temporary position of Researcher and Teacher in the Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement de Gif-sur-Yvette, CEA-CNRS UMR 8212, under the supervision of Valérie Daux. Here I continue to study the climatic variations during the last decades in Greenland, using stable isotopes (Carbon and Oxygen) in tree rings.

2015-2017: Post-doctorate in the Biological Sciences Department in the University of Cape Town, South Africa under the supervision of Prof. Anusuya Chinsamy. Study of the bone histology of modern guinea fowl bony crests, in order to establish a ...

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