IDReC Director elected Royal Society Fellow

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IDReC Director Professor Nigel French has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand  for "his major contribution to our understanding of the epidemiology and control of zoonotic diseases of national and global importance" Twelve top New Zealand researchers and scholars in basic and applied science and the humanities were elected as Fellows at the Annual General Meeting of the Society’s Academy.

The Royal Society of New Zealand recognises that Nigel’s research “into probable sources of food-borne human campylobacteriosis in New Zealand has greatly assisted efforts to reduce the incidence of this disease”. Being elected as a Fellow is an honour given to the top researchers in New Zealand for showing exceptional distinction in research or in the advancement of science, technology or the humanities.

Congratulations Nigel!

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