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Prof. Jansen elected as Fellow of TWAS
2010-10-27

Prof. Jonathan Jansen
Members attending the recent 21st General Meeting of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), elected Prof. Jonathan Jansen, Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State (UFS), as a Fellow of TWAS.

The meeting was held in Hyderabad in India and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh delivered the inaugural lecture.

According to Prof. Jacob Palis, President of TWAS, the decision made by the TWAS members is a clear recognition of Prof. Jansen’s outstanding contribution to science and its promotion in the developing world.

TWAS Fellows live and work in developing countries and represent 85 percent of the TWAS membership.
– Lize du Plessis
 

 

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