The territorial Delegation of CITMA of Matanzas will deliver on January 14th, 2020, in the provincial act for the Day of Cuban Science, the results of two new Matanzas calls, the Manuel Presas y Morales distinction to the young scientific talent and the honorary prize Juan Cristóbal Gundlach to excellence in the scientific trajectory.
Dr. Ercilio Vento Canosa, Historian of the City of Matanzas, referring to the work of these men of science began by highlighting the early death of Presas y Morales.
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Regarding the response to this first call launched in March 2019, the Doctor of Science María de Lourdes Villalonga commented:
“For the call addressed to young people, six proposals were received, while for the one related to excellence to the scientific trajectory, eight were submitted.
«Taking into account the basis of the call for each case, as well as the selection criteria, it was determined to grant in this first version, two Manuel Presas and Morales distinctions, and three Juan Cristóbal Gundlach awards.»
In January 2020, he will receive the first winners of the Manuel Presas y Morales distinction for young scientific talent and the Juan Cristóbal Gundlach honorary award for excellence in the scientific career.