DIP has 11 employees and 8 visiting fellows and is the only academic institution specialized in vertebrate and related biostratigraphy in Chaozhou, even in Guangdong Province. There are 3 research departments and a center:

- Vertebrate Department
- Invertebrate Department
- Paleobotany Department
- Science communication center 

A museum and a display center are under planning. 

We have a small scale permanent exhibition in Chaozhou Jinshan Experimental School (junior high of Jinshan School, first class provincial key school) for all high school students in Chaozhou. 
 

Honorary director

Dr. XU Xing

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, China
     
  Directors

Director

MA H. T

For execution

 

Deputy director

RAN Hao

For science communication

 

   
  Secretary

Secretary

WANG Shenna

For execution

 

 

   
  Visiting fellow of vertebrate Department

Dr. XU Xing

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, China

Prof. Michael Benton

University of Bristol,Bristol, UK

Prof. Martin G. Lockley

University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO , USA

Dr. XING Lida

China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
  Visiting fellow of Invertebrate Department

Dr. BAI Ming

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Prof. Ryan C. McKellar

Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Canada

RAN Hao

Key Laboratory of Ecology of Rare and Endangered Species and Environmental Protection , Ministry of Education, Guilin, China
  Visiting fellow of Paleobotany Department

Dr. GU Yourong

Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
  Consulting geologists

Prof. ZHANG Jianping

China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China

Than Htun

Myanmar Geosciences Society, Burma
 

 

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