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Zoology educator

Ignacio Docavo Alberti, Spanish zoology educator. Recipient Premio Leonardo Torres Quevedo award Consejo Superior Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, 1958, Premio Francisco Cerdá Reig. Institute Alfonso El Magnánimo, Valencia, 1964, Golden medal Institute Alfonso El Magnánimo, Gold medal, Town Council Valencia, 2001.

Background

Alberti, Ignacio Docavo was born on June 19, 1922 in Madrid. Son of Ignacio and Maria (Alberti Merello) Docavo Nuñez.

Education

Bachelor, Luis Vives Institute, Valencia, Spain, 1940. Bachelor of Science, University Complutense, Madrid, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Science, University Complutense, Madrid, 1956.

Career

Adjunct professor University Valencia, Spain, 1949-1959, professor biology Spain, 1959-1978, professor anthropological & zoology Spain, 1978-1987, professor emeritus Spain, 1987-1998, dean Faculty Biological Science Spain, 1975. Director Botanical Gardens, Valencia, Spain, 1962-1987. Founder and director Zoological Garden Valencia, 1965—2007.

Director Institute Applied Biology Institute Alfonso Magnánimo Diputación, Valencia, Spain, since 1962. Vice president Institute Alfonso El Magnánimo, Valencia, 1955-1984. Patron-secretary Torres Sala Entomology Foundation, Valencia, 1978-2000.

Director department zoology Faculty Biological Science, 1978-1987.

Membership

President Diputación, Valencia, 1971-1975, vice president, 1974-1979. Counsellor I Consell Pais Valenciá, Valencia, 1978-1979. President Union Iberica de Zoos., 1980-1988.

Honorary director Botanical Gardens, Valencia, 1987. Member Association Española de Zoos and Acuarios (coordinator Scin.), Real Society Española Historia Natural (president section Valenciana 1959-1967).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, poetry, writing.

Connections

Married Amparo Ferran Rosario, May 5, 1952 (divorced 1988). Children: Amparo, Mercedes, Ignacio. Married Joaquina Vela Nuñez, May 4, 1988.

father:
Ignacio Nuñez

mother:
Maria (Alberti Merello) Docavo Nuñez

spouse:
Amparo Ferran Rosario

spouse:
Joaquina Vela Nuñez

child:
Amparo Alberti

child:
Mercedes Alberti

child:
Ignacio Alberti