As part of ongoing collaborations in the context of London's Grand Challenges in Ecosystems and Environment Initiative, Miguel Araújo was appointed Visiting Professor at the Imperial College London. "This is an opportunity to maintain and strengthen ongoing research activities as well planning new ones", says Araújo. The appointment, which carries no remuneration, will cease in August 2018.
Three Imperial College London academics have been presented with Wolfson Research Merit Awards in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievement. The awards announced by the Royal Society provide five years worth of funding to UK based scientists as an accolade to their exceptional and ground-breaking research. This year 21 awards have been announced across the UK and three of those
On the 8th of October 2013, Miguel Araújo travels to Berlin to receive the Ebbe Nielsen Prize at the GIBIF (Global Information Biodiversity Facility) Governing Board meeting. This prize is given annually to researchers that "combine biosystematics and biodiversity informatics in an exciting and novel way".
Unable to attend the IBS (International Biogeography Society) in Miami in January 2013, Miguel Araújo could not receive the MacArthur and Wilson Award from the hands of Prof. Robert Ricklefs. Today, the Award was brought to him in the mountains north of Madrid. "I am thankful to the IBS for this tremendous honour" said Araújo.