Nils Chr. Stenseth is elected a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Friday 28th of October Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth was elected into the prestigious academy as a foreign associate.
Photo: Elina Melteig
In addition he writes on his personal profile:
I have been awarded honorary doctorates (Doctor Honoris Causa) at the University of Antwerpen, Belgium (2001) and at the École Normale Supéreure, Lyon, France (2011), and I am honorary Professor at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. I am Chevalier (Knight) in the French National Order of the Legion of Honour.
The Russian Academy of Sciences was established in 1724. The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) is a civil self-governed non-commercial organization according to their web pages. They further write that "Principal aim of the Russian Academy of Sciences consists in organization and performance of fundamental researches for the purpose of obtaining further knowledge of the natural, social and human development principles that promote technological, economic, social and cultural development in Russia."