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ethologist

Jerzy Andrzej ChmurzyNSki, Polish ethologist. Decorated Golden Cross of Merit; recipient Medal of 25 Years, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1978, Medal of Extra Large Anniversary of People's Poland, 1984. Member Polish Teachers Association, 1950-1980, Solidarnosc Trade Union, 1980-1992. Member Polish Ethol. Society (president), Committee for Evolutionary and Theoretical Biology.

Background

ChmurzyNSki, Jerzy Andrzej was born on March 11, 1929 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Czeslaw and Jozefa Eugenia (Zak) ChmurzyNSki.

Education

Master of Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Nencki Institute Experimental Biology, Warsaw, 1961. Dr habil/Doctor of Science, Nencki Institute Experimental Biology, Warsaw, 1973.

Career

Junior assistant Warsaw University, 1950-1952. Assistant Nencki Institute Experimental Biology, Warsaw, 1952-1953, senior assistant, 1953-1957, adjunct/assistant professor, 1957-1975, docent/associate professor, 1975-1992, professor, 1993-2000, acting head of laboratory, 1964-1969, 80-81, head laboratory, 1990-1999. Retired, 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (textbook) Biological Mechanisms of Behavior, 1989 (Polish Academy of Sciences award 1990). Science editor: An Introduction to Animal Behaviour, 1976. Author over 120 articles to science journals.

Membership

Member Polish Teachers Association, 1950-1980, Solidarnosc Trade Union, 1980-1992. Member Polish Ethol. Society (president), Committee for Evolutionary and Theoretical Biology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, playing piano, bicycling, astronomy, reading science fiction.

Connections

Married Wanda Czeslawa Rudzka, December 15, 1956. Children: Ryszard Jerzy, Anna Elzbieta.

father:
Czeslaw ChmurzyNSki

mother:
Jozefa Eugenia (Zak) ChmurzyNSki

spouse:
Wanda Czeslawa Rudzka

children:
Ryszard Jerzy ChmurzyNSki

Anna Elzbieta ChmurzyNSki