Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Honorary degree awarded to Prof Magurran

Professor Anne Magurran of the School of Biology will be honoured with the degree Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Bergen. The nomination, from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, recognises Prof Magurran's major contribution in the field of biological diversity; her books, which are pioneering and normative for the understanding of biological diversity and the conservation of biological resources; and her role as a highly recognised speaker and communicator.

Professor Magurran's books include:
Biological Diversity: Frontiers in Measurement and Assessment by Anne E. Magurran and Brian J. McGill
Measuring Biological Diversity by Anne E. Magurran
Evolution of Biological Diversity by Anne E. Magurran and Robert M. May
Ecological Diversity and Its Measurement by Anne E. Magurran