Prof. Les Kaufman awarded MacArthur Foundation grant

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July 3rd, 2012

BUMP faculty member Prof. Les Kaufman and his team of researchers were recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation.

The MacArthur Foundation recently approved a $500,000 grant to a group of BU researchers to “support improving the scientific understanding of water and fisheries resource use in the Tonle Sap region” of Cambodia. Lead PI Les Kaufman, a CAS professor of biology, sees the grant enhancing the growing study of Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS) at BU.  read more…