Collaborators and Partners

The Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute (BDRI) is an independent marine science center dedicated to research, education, and conservation of marine biodiversity. We study marine biodiversity and to educate scientists, students, decision-makers, and the public thanks to the cooperation with multiple partners. BDRI’s reputation for success rests solidly on its ability to carry out scientific studies published in prestigious scientific journals.


Our field research experience, innovative technology, and commitment to research, education, and conservation make our institute an important source of knowledge about the marine biodiversity and environment for scientists, decision-makers, and the public. BDRI provides our partners with connections in the worlds of marine science and education that only a high quality center in scientific research and education exploration can provide.


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Recent partners and collaborators


The BDRI has enjoyed a wide range of collaborations with institutions worldwide over the past years, including, though not exhaustively, the following universities:

Bremen, Kiel (Germany), Vienna, Bodenkultur (Austria), Copenhagen (Denmark), Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, Autónoma de Barcelona, Internacional de Barcelona (Spain), Harvard, Princenton, Chicago, Cornell, California Davis, Berkeley, Minnesota, Boston (USA), Bordeaux, Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Pierre et Marie Curie, Jean Monnet, Claude-Bernard-Lyon I, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Aix-Marseille, Lille, Littoral Cote d'Opale, Strasbourg, Montpellier, Perpignan Via Domitia, Toulouse Paul Sabatier, Pau et Pays de l'Adour, Bourgogne, Tours, Corse Pascale Paoli, Franche Comté, Rouen, La Rochelle (France), Van Hall Larestein, Radboud, Wageningen (Netherland), La Sapienza, Milano, Padova, Bologna, Messina, Torino, Sassari, Tor Vergata, Pavia, Roma Tre (Italy), Haifa (Israel), Plymouth, Aberdeen, Bangor, Cork, Edinburgh, Bristol, Southampton (UK), Lund (Sweden), Zulia Maracaibo (Venezuela).


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