Werner Callebaut (1952–2014)
Werner Callebaut died unexpectedly in his sleep in November 2014. Werner Callebaut was the Scientific Director of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI) Altenberg, Austria (1999–2014), President of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences of Biology (2013–2014), and Editor-in-Chief of Biological Theory (2006–2014). The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences of Biology has inaugurated a Prize in his honor, the Werner Callebaut Prize, to be awarded for the best manuscript utilizing an interdisciplinary approach based on a presentation at one of the two previous ISHPSSB meetings by someone who was, at the time of presentation, a graduate student. The 2015 Werner Callebaut Prize will be awarded at the 2015 Meeting of iSHPSSB in Montreal. Click here to read more about the prize.