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Thursday, May 2 2019

Hot off the press! First AVINECK publication

In our publication (Böhmer et al. 2019 Royal Society Open Science), we analyzed more than 100 extant bird taxa in order to provide new insights into the evolution of the vertebral formulae and the scaling relationships between skeletal dimensions and body size.

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Sunday, November 26 2017

Student opportunities!

Undergraduate students wishing to conduct research within the ANR-funded project Avineck can apply for a limited number of posts.

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Wednesday, November 22 2017

IMT Atlantique Nantes SUBATECH

Meeting with our collaborators working in the SUBATECH research unit at the IMT Atlantique in Nantes.

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Thursday, October 5 2017

3rd meeting Avineck

On recent advances & future prospectives: 3rd meeting of the interdisciplinary Avineck research group in Paris on October 10, 2017.

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Thursday, June 22 2017

2nd meeting - Avineck

The interdisciplinary team of researchers will come together for a 2nd meeting in Nantes on June 23, 2017.

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Tuesday, June 20 2017

Visit: Nogent sur Vernisson

Meeting with our collaborators (specialized in ecology) working at the irstea - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture in Nogent surf Vernisson.

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Tuesday, June 13 2017

Bird capture & ringing

The objective of the Avineck project is to quantify and understand the relationship between the anatomy of the bird neck, its mechanical properties and function. Therefore, the performance of selected avian species is measured.

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Thursday, May 11 2017

Climbing training

In order to be able to climb safely in trees and to take measurements in great heights, members of the Avineck project sucessfully participated in a climbing course.

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Wednesday, April 26 2017

1st meeting

Avineck is a highly interdisciplinary project and involves a number of collaborators.

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Saturday, April 1 2017

Funding by ANR

Exciting news!

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