Chang Meemann

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP)



The first woman to head China’s Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chang received the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award for her pioneering work on fossil records leading to insights on how aquatic vertebrates adapted to life on land.

(photo: St Louis University)

  • 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

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