The Challenge of Monitoring Biodiversity

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:12:04 +0000

a guest blog by Charlie Outhwaite, written for the 2015 Write About Research Competition. Biological diversity, or biodiversity, is a complex term encompassing the variety of life found on Earth. It incorporates not only differences between species but within species themselves and of the environments and ecosystems where they are found. We as humans benefit […]

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Professor Richard Strange

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Richard Strange is a Plant Pathologist and is currently Honorary Professor of Biology, University College London and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London.

He has published over 100 papers and two books: Plant Disease Control, Towards Environmentally Acceptable Methods (1992) and Introduction to Plant Pathology (2003). He is co-founder (with Dr Peter Scott) and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal, “Food Security: the Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food”, which began publication in the spring of 2009. 


He is married to Lilian, a professional pianist, and they have two grown up children and four grandchildren. His main hobby is playing the ’cello and he performs regularly in recitals of the UCL Chamber Music Club.

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