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The Annual Biosemiotic Achievement Award was established at the annual meeting of the International Society for Biosemiotic Studies (ISBS) in 2014, in conjunction with Springer and Biosemiotics. It seeks to recognize papers published in the journal that present novel and potentially important contributions to biosemiotic research, its scientific impact, and its future prospects. Here the winner of the Biosemiotic Achievement Award for 2022 is announced: The award goes to Sigmund Ongstad for his article “Simple Utterances but Complex Understanding? Meta-studying the Fuzzy Mismatch between Animal Semantic Capacities in Varied Contexts”.

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This publication was made possible thanks to targeted funding provided by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports for specific research, granted in 2023 to Palacký University Olomouc (IGA_FF_2023_044) (Lackova), and Faculty Niche Research Area Grant (RC-FNRA-IG/22–23/ARTS/01) of the Faculty of Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University (Pietarinen).

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Lackova, L., Pietarinen, AV.J. & Tønnessen, M. Biosemiotic Achievement Award for the Year 2022. Biosemiotics (2023).

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