Biologist Daniel Pauly will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Alicante
On 28th January, within the framework of the St. Thomas Aquinas feast day
Alicante, 25th January 2013
The French biologist Daniel Pauly will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Alicante during the celebration of the St. Thomas Aquinas feast day, as approved unanimously by the Governing Council at the proposal of the Faculty of Science.
During the graduation ceremony, which will take place on Monday, 28th January, at 12:00 pm, at the UA Auditorium, José Luis Sánchez Lizaso, Director of the Department of Marine Sciences and Applied Biology, will act as Pauly's sponsor and pronounce the candidate's laudatio. Finally, we will present special awards doctoral, diplomas, degrees, degrees, engineering, architecture, technical engineering and technical architecture at the University of Alicante.
José Miguel Saval, Director-General for Universities, Higher Education and Science of the Generalitat Valenciana, will also participate in the event.
Daniel Pauly's Curriculum vitae
Daniel Pauly (1946) is a French biologist. He studied in Germany (U. Kiel). He developed an important part of his career in the ICLARM (International Centre for management of living aquatic resources), a non-governmental organization based in the Philippines whose main objective is to promote research and management of marine resources as a means to combat poverty.
He currently teaches at the UBC Fisheries Centre (University of British Columbia) in Vancouver Canada. He has written over 500 top-level scientific articles and more than 30 books. He has four honorary doctorates and the 2008 Ramon Margalef Award 2008 among other awards and international distinctions.
He has also pioneered the ecosystem approach to fisheries management, having developed a toolkit (Ecopath, Ecosim, EcoSpace) to simulate and manage fisheries from a completely new perspective.
Daniel Pauly is one of the 50 greatest living and influential scientists at present, as determined by Scientific American magazine.
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