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Dr. Leslie Aiello is awarded the 2006 Huxley Memorial Medal

December 1, 2006

The Foundation is proud to announce that Dr. Leslie Aiello, president of the Wenner-Gren Foundation, was awarded the 2006 Huxley Memorial Medal. This award is the highest honor at the disposal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, in the United Kingdom and was instituted in 1900 in memory of Thomas Henry Huxley. The medal is awarded annually, by ballot of the Council, to a scientist, British or foreign, distinguished in any field of anthropological research in the widest sense. Recent recipients of the award include Marilyn Strathern (2004), Gannanath Obeyeseke