John Richard George TURNER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-09-11
Education Quarry Bank HS Liverpool, Univ of Liverpool (BSc), Univ of Oxford (DPhil, DSc)
Books & Publications >ir< incl: Rimbaud translations in Poetry and Audience (1989), translations of Verlaine and Prudhomme (commendations Times Stephen Spender Prize 2005, 2009, 2011 and 2012), translation of Seven Tricky Verlaines (first prize John Dryden Translation Competition Br Comparative Literature Assoc 2008/09, Comparative Critical Studies 2010, PNReview 2010); poetry (Litro, 2010); author of over 100 papers in scientific jls and book reviews for Spectator, TLS and NY Times; contrib to books on: evolution, ecology, behaviour, genetics, butterflies, biogeography, history of science
Recreations opera, swimming, collecting things, wildlife, drawing, spoonerising
Clubs N/A
Style Prof John Turner
Career research asst NY Zoological Soc Trinidad and Tobago 1964, lectr in biology Univ of York 1965-72, assoc prof of biology Stony Brook Campus NY State Univ 1971-77, princ scientific offr Rothamsted Experimental Station Harpenden 1977-78; Univ of Leeds: lectr in genetics 1978-81, reader in evolutionary genetics 1981-87, prof of evolutionary genetics 1987-2000, research prof 2000-03, hon fell 2003-09, hon visiting fell (biology) 2009-, hon visiting fell (French) 2012-; memb: Race and Intelligence Ctee Genetics Soc of America 1976, Animal Procedures Ctee Home Office 1997-2000; memb Editorial Bd: Heredity, Evolution, Entomologist, Evolutionary Ecology; Scott Holland lectr KCL 1989; various radio and TV appearances, trans broadcast BBC Radio 3 2013; fndr memb Conservation Soc, jt sec Cncl for Academic Autonomy; memb: Lepidopterists' Soc, Yorkshire Wildlife Tst, Yorkshire Naturalists Union, Br Dragonfly Soc, Plantlife, American Soc of Naturalists 1971; exhibition of drawings Fairbairn House Leeds 1991, reading/recital Clothworkers' Hall Leeds 2010; Liverpool Biological Soc Prize 1961; FRES 1962, FRSA 1993
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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