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A Festschrift in honour of Professor Robert R Jackson
Professor Robert R. Jackson, a visiting scientist at icipe and a Professor of Animal Behaviour at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, has been honoured in a Festschrift (a collection of writings celebrating the accomplishments of a scholar) published recently by the New Zealand Journal of Zoology.
The Chair of icipe’s Governing Council awarded a Medal of Honour
International Ellis Island Medal of Honor awarded to Bill Hansson
Jena Max Planck director and vice president of the Max Planck Society was honored in New York for his contributions to international scientific cooperation and as a global leader in neuroscience research.
In our own backyard
4 May 2016 – Two recently published papers resulting from collaborative research between the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya, and colleagues from France and the United States of America (USA), show that exploring for new insect species need not involve complex and expensive field expeditions.
Eminent jury for the 40th anniversary Rolex Awards announced
Rolex has earlier announced the names of the renowned scientists, environmentalists, innovators and explorers who will comprise the international jury that will select the 10 winners of the commemorative edition of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. The Director-General of icipe, Dr.