Herwig Leirs receives Lifetime Recognition Award

Date: 12 September 2018

Introduction: Herwig Leirs (UAntwerp) received the award for his ground-breaking research on rodent biology.

The “Lifetime Recognition of Excellence” was awarded on the ‘6th International Conference of Rodent Biology and Management’ in Potsdam, Germany (3-7 September 2018). Herwig Leirs (Global Change Ecology Centre, Research Group Evolutionary Ecology) was thus awarded for his continued research on the dynamics of rodent populations worldwide, specifically focusing also on the interaction between rodent ecology and the epidemiology of rodent borne diseases.