UCL Division of Biosciences


GEE student receives the 2018 Publisher's Award for Excellence in Systematic Research

11 December 2018

Genetics, Evolution and Environment

Dr Konstantinos Angelis, a PhD student from Professor Ziheng Yang's group, has won the 2018 Publisher's Award for Excellence in Systematic Research from the Society of Systematic Biology, for his paper published in the journal Systematic Biology. The full list of recent and past winners of the award can be found on the Society of Systematic Biologists website.
The award, sponsored by Systematic Biology's publisher, is presented to the two best papers based on student research published in Systematic Biology during the previous year. The lead author must be a student at the time the research is conducted. The Publisher's Award is $US 500 and is presented at the annual meeting to the student authors. The winner is selected by a committee consisting of the President and the Editor.
Kostas graduated in 2016 and has been working with GlaxoSmithKline.


Read full paper: An Evaluation of Different Partitioning Strategies for Bayesian Estimation of Species Divergence Times
Authors: Konstantinos Angelis, Sandra Álvarez-Carretero, Mario Dos Reis, Ziheng Yang Systematic Biology, Volume 67, Issue 1, 1 January 2018, Pages 61-77