Nominations sought for the ATBC Honorary Fellow Awards (2016)

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The ATBC Honorary Fellows Award is given annually to one or two recipients who are persons that have provided long distinguished service to tropical biology. This includes persons who have been an inspiration and role model for younger scientists and students.

We invite nominations from any ATBC member. We especially encourage nominations of women and developing country scientists.

If you would like to nominate someone, please submit a letter of nomination, including a description of the achievements of the nominated person, and an explanation of why she/he deserves the award. Please also include a name and contact details of the nominated person, any relevant web links, and a CV if available.

The deadline for submission of nominations is Friday 5th February.

The Honorary Awards committee, comprising Jaboury Ghazoul (Past-President), Kaoru Kitajima (President), Marielos Peña-Claros (President-Elect), and Bettina Engelbrecht (Councillor), will finalise a short list of candidates, with the final decision being approved by the ATBC Council by end of February. The Awards will be made at the ATBC Annual Meeting in Montpellier (June 2016).

If you would like to nominate someone, please submit a letter of nomination to Jaboury Ghazoul (jaboury.ghazoul@env.ethz.ch). The letter should include a description of the achievements of the nominated person, and an explanation of why she/he deserves the award. Please also include a name and contact details of the nominated person, any relevant web links, and a CV if available.