Peter and Rosemary Grant to be awarded the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018

Princeton ecologists Peter and Rosemary Grant will receive the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the category of ecology and conservation biology. The Grants were acknowledged for "their profound contributions to our understanding of the mechanisms and processes by which evolution occurs in the wild."  The foundation noted that the husband-and-wife research team "was the first to successfully document how evolution plays out in real time, uncovering mechanisms of utility for developing effective strategies to conserve threatened species."

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