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Academic promotions: Congratulations to Prof David Gems

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David Gems

Warmest congratulations from everyone in GEE/IHA to David Gems who will officially become Professor of Biogerontology as of October 2012.  

Prof Linda Partridge in top 30 of most cited authors in ageing research

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Using analysis from Web of Science, 'Lab Times' shows GEE's Prof Linda Partridge  in top 30 of most cited authors in ageing research.

GEE Appoints Chair of Biodiversity and Ecosystems

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Professor Georgina Mace

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Georgina Mace as Professor of Biodiversity & Ecosystems in GEE. Georgina will also be the first Director of the new Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research.  Georgina, who was previously Director of the NERC Centre for Population Biology at Imperial College joined us on 1st August.  Her research interests are in measuring the trends and consequences of biodiversity loss and ecosystem change. She led the development of criteria for listing species on IUCN’s Red List of threatened species, and was a coordinating lead author for biodiversity in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (www.maweb.org). Recently she has worked on the UK National Ecosystem Assessment (uknea.unep-wcmc.org/) , is a co-investigator on the NERC Valuing Nature Network, and is an Associate Director of the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation Programme, funded by DfID, NERC and ESRC (www.espa.ac.uk). She was elected FRS in 2002, and was the 2007 winner of the international Cosmos prize. She is currently a member of NERC Council, President of the British Ecological Society and Chair of the science committee for the DIVERSITAS global change research programme.

Prof Steve Jones: The life scientific

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7 Aug 2012

Professor Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) talks about his life, and work in the field of genetics. Listen: BBC Radio 4 The Life Scientific

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