He was awarded the Outstanding Chilean Scientist Award at the Marine Sciences Congress

The 43rd Marine Science Congress is held in Concepción, the main meeting of the region in the country and organized by the Fisheries Research Institute and the Chilean Marine Science Society. As is customary, in each new edition of the Congress, it is honored that the Scientia Marina Award has been presented, an award that went to this The year goes to Dr. Doris Oliva Ekelund, a prominent Chilean scientist with a prolific career in marine research and natural resource management.

After receiving this recognition, Dr. Doris Oliva Ekelund commented: “For me, this recognition means something very important for my academic career, for what I have done in the last 50 years. I dedicate this to all women who work in science, who find it difficult to reach To the top, get the leadership, and I feel that the new generations will have a clearer area I think the focus of the conference this year is very good, which is sustainable management of marine resources and how to look at global change in biodiversity, as well as the sustainable development goals to make good use of our natural resources. Taking into account also connectivity and interdisciplinarity, we have to switch, support each other and have planning and funding.

It should be noted that the conference continues to showcase original scientific works, major workshops, courses and conferences.

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