Prof. Kyle Warwick Tomlinson of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) is on the list of the 10 foreign experts who are honored with 2017 Yunnan Friendship Award, according to an announcement issued by Yunnan Provincial Government in October.
Yunnan Friendship Award is the highest honor for achievement by a foreigner in Yunnan province. It is set up in 1997 by Yunnan government, which aims at praising foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the social and economic development of Yunnan Province in different aspects, such as agriculture, industry, technology, medical care, culture and education. It is the highest honor available for foreign experts in Yunnan.
In 2006, Dr. John Kress, an adjunct professor of XTBG, was honored the award. In 2012, Prof. FANG Zhen won the honor. In 2015, principal investogator of Biodiversity Research Group received the honor.
Prof. Kyle Tomlinson is currently principal investigator of Community Ecology and Conservation Group at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG). He has published his research in such journals as Annals of Botany, Journal of Ecology, Oikos, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, etc.
Prof. Kyle Warwick Tomlinson works in the field.
Prof. Kyle Warwick Tomlinson and his team.