Harvard University names S.D. Biju as Radcliffe Fellow

Harvard University names S.D. Biju as Radcliffe Fellow

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Category : Awards Published on: May 11 2023

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  • Biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju, who is popularly known as ‘the Frogman of India’, has been chosen for Harvard University’s prestigious Radcliffe fellowship.
  • The Delhi University professor is one of the 50 scholars who were awarded the Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship for 2023-24.
  • As a ‘Hrdy Fellow’ at Radcliffe, he will expedite efforts to outpace nameless extinctions in India’s amphibian hotspots through discovery and documentation of species and identification of key biodiversity areas for conservation prioritisation.
  • Biju is the 60th fellow representing biological sciences in 23 years of the fellowship and only the second fellow in this discipline from India.
  • Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, known as Harvard Radcliffe Institute, is one of the world’s leading centres for interdisciplinary research and exploration.
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