Biosemiotics Achievement Award

Established at the annual meeting of the International Society of Biosemiotic Studies (ISBS) on July 3rd 2014, in conjunction with Springer Publishing, publishers of the Society’s official journal, Biosemiotics, the Annual Biosemiotic Achievement Award seeks to recognize those papers published in the journal that present novel and potentially important contributions to the ongoing project of biosemiotic research, its scientific impact, and its future prospects. The award’s statutes can be found here.


The winner of the Biosemiotics Achievement Award for 2019 is:

Yogi Hale Hendlin for his article “I Am a Fake Loop: the Effects of Advertising-Based Artificial Selection.”

Past Awardees

2018 Mirko Cerrone for his article “Umwelt and Ape Language Experiments: on the Role of Iconicity in the Human-Ape Pidgin Language.”