Einstein World Award for Science: Daniel Janzen
Daniel H. Janzen, the Thomas G. and Louise E. DiMaura Endowed Term
Chair in Conservation Biology, has been awarded the Albert Einstein
World Award for Science by the World
Cultural Council. It will be conferred at a ceremony hosted
by the University of Dublin at Trinity College in Ireland on November
Janzen, a pioneer in tropical biology, is being recognized for "his
valuable and pioneering contributions in the biological sciences
field and for his productive trajectory related to the work done
in the environmental sciences." His research involves the ecology
of the interface between society and tropical wildland biodiversity.
He is the recipient of the Kyoto Prize, the Crafoord Prize, a MacArthur
Fellowship and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
World Cultural Council is an international organization founded
in 1982, whose objectives include "rewarding scientific research
which brings progress to mankind and to integrate scientists, educators
and researchers at the highest level in order to maintain a constant
and enriching communication."
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 6, October 1, 2002