Nature Mentoring Awards for Mentoring in Science 2017 – Spain

The Jury for the Nature Mentoring Awards for Mentoring in Science 2017 has met in CREAF (Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain) on Spetember 15th, 2017.

The jury, headed by Prof. Josep Penuelaswas made up for the following experts:

  • Alison Abbott, Senior European Correspondent of Nature journal, Munich
  • Emilia Solano, CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
  • Pilar Ruiz Lapuente, Institute of Cosmos Sciences, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Juan Lerma, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante – UMH, Alicante, Spain
  • Mariano Barbacid, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, Madrid, Spain
  • Josep Penuelas, CSIC-CREAF, Barcelona, Spain


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Josep Peñuelas receives Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology 2016

The President of the Catalan Government, Carles Puigdemont, awarded the 2016 Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology to Professor Josep Peñuelas. The event was held on 8 November 2016, at the Palau de la Generalitat, and included the attendance of the Minister of Territory and Sustainability, Josep Rull, and Professor Emeritus of the University of Barcelona and researcher at the Ecological and Forestry Applications Research Centre (CREAF), Jaume Terrades.

The Government of Catalonia created the Ramon Margalef Prize in 2004 to recognise scientist from around the world who have distinguished themselves in the field of ecological science. The award is also a tribute to the memory of Professor Margalef (Barcelona, 1919-2004), who conducted leading scientific and academic work in the field of modern ecology and was considered one of its greatest exponents in the world.

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Prof. Josep Peñuelas has received the Doctor Honoris causa degree by the Estonian University of Life Sciences

Professor Josep Peñuelas has been appointed by the Estonian University of Life Sciences as Doctor Honoris causa, in base to his outstanding merits. The ceremony was held the 23th September, at the Estonian University of Life Sciences.

The honorary doctorate recognized him as scientist in the field of global ecology who has contributed considerably to promoting international co-operation at Eesti Maaülikool.

Honorary doctorate is the highest recognition by the university rewarded for exceptional service to the University.

Pictures of the ceremony

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