School of Biosciences

Linnean Society Awards 2022

sebsebe Demissew

Professor Sebsebe Demissew

Professor Sebsebe Demissew has been awarded the Botany Linnean Medal for services to science by The Linnean Society of London. Professor Demissew’s work on the Ethiopian flora is grounded in respect for the preservation of traditional knowledge. His advocacy for natural history has guided the work of the Intergovernmental Science. Sebsebe has been the keeper of the National Herbarium in Ethiopia and​​​​​​​ received an honorary doctorate from Nottingham in 2010 and was appointed as an Honorary Professor at the University’s School of Biosciences in 2010.  Read more about the award here
Posted on Monday 11th April 2022

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