NordForsk researcher member of Académie des Sciences

Nils Christian Stenseth, the manager of NordForsk supported Centre of Excellence EcoClim, is elected member of the French Académie des Sciences. In their motivation the Academy praises Stenseths results in combining ecology, evaluation and climate variation and change.
Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth of the University of Oslo officially joined the Academy after a ceremony at the Institut de France in December 2006.

Supposedly it is very rare that the Academy elects representatives of interdisciplinary research.

Stenseth manages the NordForsk supported Nordic Centre of Excellence EcoClim, The dynamics of ecological systems under the influence of climatic variation. Read more about the centre.

Stenseth is the only Norwegian member of the Académie des Sciences.