David Leslie HAWKSWORTH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-06-05
Education Univ of Leicester (BSc, PhD, DSc)
Publications Publications numerous books, articles, papers and book reviews in learned jls mainly on fungi (incl lichens), biological diversity and bionomenclature
Recreations gardening, natural history, museums, history of biology
Clubs N/A
Style Prof David L Hawksworth, CBE
Career mycologist Cwlth Mycological Inst Kew 1969-81 (princ taxonomist 1980-81), scientific asst to exec dir Cwlth Agric Bureaux Farnham Royal Slough 1981-83, dir Int Mycological Inst Kew and Egham 1983-97, dir MycoNova 1998-2001; Universidad Complutense de Madrid: visiting prof 2000-01, Ramón y Cajal res prof 2001-06, prof contratado doctorado indefinido 2006-; scientific assoc: Natural History Museum London 2006-, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew 2013-14 (hon research assoc 2014-); prof of biology Univ of Glos 2007-09, prof of ecology Univ of Gloucestershire 2013-14; memb Cncl (Govt appointee) English Nature 1996-99; visiting prof: Univ of Reading 1984-, Univ of Kent 1990-, Royal Holloway Coll London 1992-, Birkbeck Coll London 2013- (research fell 2008-13); chm: Int Cmmn on the Taxonomy of Fungi 1982-2002, Int Cmmn on Bionomenclature 1995-2012; pres Br Lichen Soc 1986-87 (memb 1964-), pres Br Mycological Soc 1990 (memb 1969-), pres Int Union of Biological Sciences 1994-97, hon pres Int Mycological Assoc 1994- (sec gen 1977-90, pres 1990-94); Int Assoc for Plant Taxonomy: memb 1967-, memb Ctee for Fungi 1981-93 and 2005-11, memb Gen Ctee 1987-, memb Editorial Ctee 1987-, Admin Finances 1993-99; Systematics Assoc: memb 1969-, treas 1972-81, ed-in-chief 1981-84 and 1986, memb Cncl 1970-72, 1986-95 and 2010-12; ed: The Lichenologist 1970-90, Mycopathologia 1984-87, Plant Systematics and Evolution 1986-98, Systema Ascomycetum 1986-98, Mycosystema 1986-2008, Mycological Research 1999-2009 (sr ed 2000-08), Biodiversity and Conservation (ed-in-chief 2006-, memb Editorial Bd 1991-2005); ed-in-chief IMA Fungus 2010-; memb Editorial Bd: Field Studies 1975-80, Nat History Book Reviews 1976-80, Plant Pathology 1985-91, Cryptogamic Botany 1988-90, Fungal Diversity 1999-, Taxon 2006-10, MycoKeys 2011-; memb: Field Studies Cncl 1965-2005, Int Assoc for Lichenology 1967- (awarded Acharius Medal 2002), Botany Sub-Ctee Royal Soc Nat Ctee for Biology 1975-82, Tropical Agric Assoc 1982-98, Ct Univ of Surrey 1983-98, Ruislip Woods Mgmnt Advsy Gp 1983-2001, American Phytopathological Soc 1986-98, Exec Bd World Fedn of Culture Collections 1988-96, Standing Ctee on Nomenclature Int Union of Biological Scis 1988-94, Int Relations Ctee Royal Soc 1994-95, Forensic Science Soc 2011-, Int Soc for Human and Animal Mycology 2012-, Chartered Soc of Forensic Scientists 2011-; Josef Adolf von Arx Award 2011; Dr (hc) Univ of Umeå 1996; hon memb: Società Lichenologica Italiana 1989, Ukrainian Botanical Soc 1992, Mycological Soc of America 1994, Latin American Mycological Assoc 1996, Br Mycological Soc (Centenary fell) 1996, Br Lichen Soc 1997, Japanese Soc for Lichenology 2002; FLS 1969 (Bicentenary Medal 1978, vice-pres 1985-88), FIBiol 1982 (FSB 2011), CBiol 1986, FRSA 1997
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