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Shripad Tuljapurkar awarded Oxford's Weldon Memorial Prize

Jan 19 2017

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Awards, Faculty

Professor Shripad Tuljapurkar has been chosen to receive the 2017 Weldon Memorial Prize given by the University of Oxford. This award is given annually by the University of Oxford "to the person who, in the judgment of the electors, has, in the ten years next preceding the date of the award, published the most noteworthy contribution to the development of mathematical or statistical methods applied to problems in Biology."

The Tuljapurkar lab uses theory and data to ask and answer questions about populations. They work on Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics, Human Demographic Change and Contemporary Societies, Prehistory and Human Evolution, and the Biodemography of Lifespan.