Janet Irene SPRENT

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-01-10
Education Slough HS for Girls, Imperial Coll of Science and Technol London (BSc, ARCS), Univ of Tasmania (PhD), Univ of London (DSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations walking, gardening, music
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Janet Sprent, OBE, FRSE
Career scientific offr Rothamsted Experimental Station 1954-55, ICIANZ research fell Univ of Tasmania 1955-58, botany mistress Rochester Girl's GS 1959-61, lectr then sr lectr Goldsmiths Coll London 1960-67; Univ of Dundee: successively research fell, lectr, sr lectr and reader 1967-89, dean Faculty of Sci and Engineering 1987-89, prof of plant biology 1989-, head Dept of Biological Scis 1992-95, dep princ 1995-98; hon research fell James Hutton Inst (formerly Scottish Crop Research Inst) 1991-; chm of govrs Macaulay Land Use Research Inst 1995-2001 (govr 1990-); various overseas visits and int meetings in respect of nitrogen fixing crops and tree research, participatory researcher in major projects at Murdoch Univ W Australia; memb: NERC 1991-95, Scottish HEFC 1992-96, Jt Nature Conservation Ctee 1993-2000 and 2005-07, Panel for Individual Merit Promotions UK Research Cncl 1992-98, Bd Scottish Natural Heritage 2001-, Royal Cmmn on Environmental Pollution 2002-10, Scottish Cncl for Marine Science 2005-08, Strategic Science Advsy Panel RERAD 2006-07; tstee Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh 2007-; hon doctorate Swedish Univ of Agriculture Sciences (SLU) Uppsala 2010; hon memb Br Ecological Soc, memb Soc for Experimental Biology, memb Soc for Gen Microbiology, hon memb Botanical Soc of Scotland; emeritus prof, Leverhulme fell 1998-2000; FLS, FRSE 1990
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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