Robert McCredie May MAY OF OXFORD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-01-08
Education Sydney Boys' Sch, Univ of Sydney (BSc, PhD)
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Recreations running, tennis
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon the Lord May of Oxford, OM, AC, FRS
Career Gordon Mackey lectr in applied mathematics Harvard Univ 1959-61 and 1966, prof of physics Univ of Sydney 1962-72, prof of astrophysics Caltech 1967; prof of plasma physics: UKAEA Lab Culham 1971, Magdalen Coll Oxford 1971, Inst for Advanced Study Princeton 1972, King's Coll Res Centre Cambridge 1976; visiting prof Imperial Coll London 1975-88, Class of 1877 prof of zoology Princeton Univ 1973-88, Royal Soc res prof Univ of Oxford and Imperial Coll London 1988-95 (leave of absence 1995-2000); chief scientific advsr to UK Govt and head of Office of Sci and Technol 1995-2000; pres British Ecological Soc 1991-93, pres Royal Soc 2000-05; memb: NRC, Sci-Advsy Cncl for WWF (US) 1978-88, Int Whaling Cmmn 1978-82, US Marine Animals Cmmn 1979-88, Governing Bd Soc of Conservation Biologists 1985-88, Advsy Bd Inst for Sci Info 1986-89, HSBC Corporate Sustainability Bd 2002-, UK Climate Change Ctee 2008-; chm Bd of Tstees Natural History Museum 1994-99 (tstee 1989-94); tstee: WWF (UK) 1990-94, Nuffield Fndn 1993-2008, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Wakehurst Place 1991-94; non-exec dir Dstl 2004-; contrib to various scientific jls incl Nature and Science; Rockefeller scholar Italy 1986; Weldon Medal in Biometrics Univ of Oxford 1980, MacArthur Award American Ecological Soc 1984, Zoological Medal Linnean Soc 1991, Marsh Award for Conservation Science Zoological Soc 1992, Frink Medal Zoological Soc of London 1996, Crafoord Prize Royal Swedish Acad of Sciences 1996, Balzan Prize 1998, The Blue Planet Prize 2001, Copley Medal Royal Soc 2007; Hon Degrees: City Univ London 1989, Uppsala Univ 1990, Yale Univ 1993, Univ of Edinburgh 1994, Heriot-Watt Univ 1994, Univ of Sydney 1995, Princeton Univ 1996, Imperial Coll London 1996, Univ of Warwick 1997, Univ of Salford 1997, Univ of Kent 1997, ICL 1997, Brunel Univ 1999, Univ of Manchester 2001, Univ of Reading 2002, Univ of Nottingham 2002, Univ of Sussex 2003, ETH Zurich 2003, Univ of Sheffield 2004, Univ of York 2005, Queens Univ Belfast 2005, Univ of Lancaster 2006, Univ of Aberdeen 2006, UEA 2007, Univ of Oxford 2007; fell American Acad of Arts and Sciences 1977, corresponding fell Aust Acad of Sciences 1991, foreign memb US Nat Acad of Sciences 1994; FRS 1979 (pres 2000-05), hon fell Aust Acad of Technological Sci and Engrg 2001, Hon FREng 2005, Hon FRSE 2006, hon fell Acad of Med Sci 2007; various other hon fellowships of learned academies
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER