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Congratulations to Professor Kenneth M Y Leung of the School of Biological Sciences for His Being Selected for the 2016 Biwako Prize for Ecology by the Ecological Society of Japan

July 13, 2017
  • Professor Kenneth M Y Leung of the School of Biological Sciences

    Professor Kenneth M Y Leung of the School of Biological Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Kenneth M Y Leung of the School of Biological Sciences who has been selected for the 2016 Biwako Prize for Ecology by the Ecological Society of Japan. This prestigious award aimed at recognising Professor Leung’s outstanding research achievements and societal contributions in the field of aquatic ecology. This is the second time for our HKU professor to receive this international honour; Professor David Dudgeon was a recipient of this award in 2000.

The Award Presentation Ceremony will be held on August 27, 2017 at Lake Biwa Museum in Japan, at which Professor Leung will give a public lecture entitled “Scientific Derivation of Environmental Quality Benchmarks for Protecting Aquatic Ecosystems: Problems and Solutions.”

For more details about the award and the award ceremony, please visit:
http://www.esj.ne.jp/esj/award/biwako/19ceremony.html http://www.esj.ne.jp/esj/award/biwako/19flier.pdf