Young Scientist Award

Many congratulations to Dr Barbara Klump who has been awarded the 2019 Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists in the Category “Ecology and Environment”. The prize (10,000 USD) is annually awarded for outstanding doctoral research in the previous two years.

Barbara conducted her PhD on tool use in New Caledonian and Hawaiian crows between 2012 and 2017 in the School of Biology, under the supervision of Prof. Christian Rutz. Barbara’s essay describing her thesis work has just been published online in Science, and next month, she will attend the international award ceremony in Stockholm.