On October 29, 2018, the rector of the Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS) in Prague attributed the
2018 Rector's Prize of CULS
to the paper "Dietary species richness as a measure of biodiversity and nutritional
quality of diets" which appeared in the Proceedings of
the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America in January 2018.
The paper was co-authored by several colleagues at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
at UGent, among whom Bernard De Baets.