Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 – 2:25 PM | Last Updated: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 – 2:25 pm
He is Professor of Archeology at the American University of Cairo and holds a PhD from the University of Oxford. Hisham Salam was presented with the 2022 UK Alumni Prize by the British Council for Science and Sustainability at a recent ceremony by the British Embassy.
Salam says: “I am proud to receive this award as the culmination of my hard work and my success in leading my success story not only in Egypt but throughout the Middle East.
The British Council described the UK Alumni Award as a celebration of the achievements of UK university graduates in higher education in the UK and around the world.
Salam, the founder of the Center for Fossil Fossils at Mansoura University, has led a team of Salam laboratory researchers over the years as he was able to discover and document prehistoric life in Egypt. Salam recently led a team of researchers from the Salam Lab team in publishing new research in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology documenting the discovery of an ancient fossil of the ancestors of Egyptian cobras 37 million years ago. A legless lizard species of the same age and region.
Last year, Salam led a team of Egyptian and international researchers into one of the most important discoveries made by the new waterfall whale, Phyomycetes anubis, in the Phoem Desert in Egypt. The Royal Society B Biological Sciences about that discovery.
In January 2018, Salam and his team from the University of Mansoura discovered a dinosaur skeleton in the Douglas Oasis, which they called “Mansorosaurus”.
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