Researchers are Recognized during the Bunge Foundation Awards Ceremony
The 61st Bunge Foundation Awards ceremony took place Wednesday, November 23. Created in 1955 to promote scientific knowledge in diverse areas, recognize the transforming power of individuals in society and encourage new talent, the award, this year, focused on the areas of Agricultural Sciences, with the theme, Animal Nutrition and Feeding, and Exact and Technological Sciences, with the theme, Transportation Infrastructure.
In the field of Animal Nutrition and Feeding, the winners chosen by the Grand Jury were Sebastião de Campos Valadares Filho, of the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), in the Life and Work category, and Felipe do Nascimento Vieira, of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), in the Youth category.
In the Transportation Infrastructure field, José Vicente Caixeta Filho, of ESALQ-LOG (USP), won in the Life and Work category, while Hugo Miguel Varela Repolho, of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), took the prize in the Youth category.
The winners in the Life and Work category, chosen for their overall work, received awards of R$150,000 and gold medals. The winners in the Youth category, dedicated to young people up to 35 years of age who have stood out in their fields of operation, received awards of R$60,000 and silver medals.
The awards ceremony was attended by more than 600 people and included a musical presentation by the singer, Almir Sater.
For more information on the Bunge Foundation Award, go to: www.fundacaobunge.org.br/projetos/premio-fundacao-bunge