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Hire Dr. Miguel Prôa
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Life Scientist | Anatomist | Evolutionary Biologist | Professor | Researcher | Museum Manager | Reviewer | Consultant

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Services
Scientific consulting Technical consulting, Feasibility study
Scientific writing White paper, Grant proposal, Journal article, Review article, Blog article, News article, Regulatory documents, Clinical trial documents, Educational content
Data science & analysis Statistical analysis
Academic research Internet research, Evidence-based answers, Secondary data compilation, Literature search
Work Experience
  • Invited Researcher in Vertebrate Anatomy and Evolution

    Universidade de Coimbra

    July 2015 - Present

  • Visiting Researcher and Lecturer in Morphometrics and Anatomy

    Aix-Marseille Université

    October 2019 - December 2019

  • Collections Manager in Natural Sciences

    Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers

    October 2015 - September 2019

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher in Evolutionary Modelling

    INRA Centre Angers-Nantes

    April 2014 - March 2015

  • Demonstrator in Physiology

    University of York

    October 2012 - April 2013

  • Pre-Doctoral Researcher in Computational Biology

    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia

    September 2008 - October 2009

Education
  • PhD in Anatomical and Human Sciences (Hull York Medical School)

    University of York

    November 2009 - October 2013

  • Licenciatura em Biologia (Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia)

    Universidade de Coimbra

    October 2001 - July 2005

Publications
    CONFERENCE POSTER
  • Prôa, Miguel, Matos, Vítor(2018). Primate evolution by random genetic drift: Comparing linear and geometric morphometrics of the cranium in testing cercopithecine divergence. 8th Annual Meeting of the European Soc. for the study of Human Evolution, Faro.
  • Prôa, Miguel(2018). Comparing linear and geometric morphometrics of the cranium in a test on cercopithecine divergence by random genetic drift. 10e Symposium national de Morphométrie et Évolution des Formes, Bordeaux.
  • Prôa, Miguel, Matos, Vítor(2017). Random genetic drift and cranial form evolution in Anthropoids. 7th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Leiden.
  • Miguel Prôa(2016). Exploring the microevolutionary processes acting on Primate cranial form using morphometric data and quantitative genetic models. 6th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution.
  • Miguel Prôa, Laura C. Fitton, Paul O'Higgins(2013). Sex and diet in fossil hominins: Is sexual dimorphism in cranial form associated with sexual dimorphism of masticatory function?. 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution.
  • Miguel Prôa, Laura C. Fitton, Paul O'Higgins(2012). The relationship between diet. 2nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution.
  • Viviana Toro-Ibacache, Miguel Prôa, Laura C. Fitton(2011). The effect of image segmentation method on the cranium response to load: A sensitivity study. Inaugural Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution.
    CONFERENCE ABSTRACT
  • Olga G. Nanova, Miguel Prôa(2016). Craniological features of Arctic foxes Vulpes lagopus on the Commander Islands reflect their specific foraging strategies. Theriofauna of Russia and Adjacent Territories International Conference (X Congress of Russian Theriological Society RAS). p. 278--278.
  • Miguel Prôa, Laura C. Fitton, Paul O'Higgins(2015). Is sexual dimorphism in cranial form associated with sexual dimorphism of masticatory function? An approach using FEA and GMM on two papionin species. II BioAnthropological Meeting: Life, death and in between. p. 51.
    REPORT
  • Prôa, Miguel(2016). A dichotomous key based on cranial. Muséum des Sciences Naturelles d'Angers.
  • Miguel Prôa(2015). Fiches de diagnose de deux crânes de rhinocéros du muséum et de la collection de l’université catholique. Muséum des Sciences naturelles d’Angers.
  • Miguel Prôa, Clare Brown(2011). Description and classification of the mammalian osteological collection in the Leeds Museum Discovery Centre. Leeds Museums & Galleries.