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Iranian website on mycology and lichens scores Sylvia Sharnoff Education Award

Source: ISNA

An Iranian website won 2012 Sylvia Sharnoff Education Award. The website is the first Iranian website on development and localization of mycology and studying lichens in Iran.

The website is led by an Iranian PhD student Mohammad Sohrabi studying plant biology in Finland's Helsinki University.

The website was also selected as the top website on lichens in the 17th international lichens congress in Bangkok, January 9-13.

The international award "Sylvia Sharnoff" is given every four years to the best educational and research websites working in the field.

Sylvia Sharnoff is named after a nature photographer and naturalist on lichens.

Aesthetic features, educational effects, accuracy of the content and applicability for target groups are some criteria for presenting the prize.

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