Go to the home page of The Bean Bag, Number 43, May 1996.
James L. Luteyn
The New York Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that Dr. Gwilym P. Lewis of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is the recipient of the 1995 Rupert Barneby Award. Dr. Lewis will be working on the legumes of Ecuador.
The New York Botanical Garden also invites applications for the 1996 Rupert Barneby Award. The award of US$1,000.00 is to assist researchers to visit The New York Botanical Garden to study the rich collection of Fabaceae. Anyone interested in applying for the award should submit their curriculum vitae and a detailed letter describing the project for which the award is sought. Travel to NYBG should be planned for sometime in 1997. The letter should be addressed to Dr. James L. Luteyn, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126 USA, and received no later than December 1, 1996. Announcement of the recipient will be made by December 15th. Anyone interested in making a contribution to The Rupert Barneby Fund in Legume Systematics, which supports this award, may send their check, payable to The New York Botanical Garden, to Dr. Luteyn.