UNZYEC - NEWS ARCHIVE

AFFILIATION (Feb. 2007). The Musem of Zoology has become Affiliate to the International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN).

AWARD (Winter 2006). The Ministry of Labor has awarded its Gold Medal to the Fundación Ilundáin Haritz-Berri, at which Prof. Fernando Echarri serves as one of its Directors.

NEW MONOGRAPH (Winter 2006). The latest SERIE ZOOLOGICA monograph, a 118-page paper on the breeding population of Grey Heron in Spain, is available online.

HONORS (Autumn 2006). Prof. Escala and Prof. Larraz have been decorated by Roncesvalles College.

APPOINTMENT (Autumn 2006). Prof. Herrera has been appointed new Head of the Department.

APPOINTMENT (Autumn 2006). Prof. Herrera has been appointed Vicepresident of the Alexander von Humboldt Association of Spain.

HONORARY DEGREES (Summer 2006). Prof. Herrera has been appointed Honorary Professor at the Catholic University St. Toribio de Mogrovejo (Chiclayo, Peru), and Prof. Jordana has been appointed Honorary Professor at the Ricardo Palma University (Lima, Perú).

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS (Spring 2006). Dr. Maite Martínez's thesis ("Biodiversity of Collembola in pine forest ecotones of Navarra") and Dr. David Galicia's thesis ("Ectoparasites of a population of Apodemus sylvaticus Linnaeus in Navarra. Craneal fluctuating asymmetry related to parasitism") have been awarded the highest grade, Unanimous Summa Cum Laude.

APPOINTMENT (March 2006). Prof. Ariño has been appointed to DIGIT, a SSC of the scientific committee of GBIF for the digitisation of natural history collections.