TOP STORYArgentine geoscientist and TWAS Fellow Victor Ramos has spent his illustrious career researching the complex history of South America’s ancient landscapes and probing the origins of the Andes, the world’s longest mountain range. Ramos' pioneering work has helped Andes communities prepare for hazards such as floods, earthquakes and landslides. Now, he is the winner of the 2017 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize, the Academy's most prestigious award. More
Researchers focused on wildlife conservation, tuberculosis and human economic behaviour are among the winners of top TWAS honours for 2017.
"It is very important for a scientist like me to know that people are appreciating his work. This prize will enable me to be more productive, and it will be a source of motivation for my future career."
– Rémy Bertrand Teponno, Cameroonian chemist
winner, 2017 TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Prize
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