Thuringian Research Prize for Ulrich Brose
Jena. Once a year, the state of Thuringia honours outstanding achievements in research at universities and non-university research institutions. Today, Prof Ulrich Brose, head of the research group Theory in Biodiversity Science at iDiv and Friedrich Schiller University Jena, received the Thuringian Research Prize 2018 in the field of basic research – for the systematic elucidation of the effects of anthropogenic land use on biodiversity and the functionality of complex ecological networks. According to the rationale, his outstanding research results provide completely new possibilities for assessing the effects of land-use changes and represent an excellent conceptual development of basic ecological research.
Media release of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (in German): https://idw-online.de/de/news713655