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Speaker Bio: Professor Kathy Willis

The best way to be introduced to the multi-talented Kathy Willis is to hear about her work and her motivations in her own words:


The Linacre Lectures begin!

This Thursday will be the first Linacre Lecture of 2012, featuring Prof. Stuart “Terry” Chapin. It will be held at 5.30pm, in the Lecture Theatre of the New Biochemistry Building on South Parks Road.

The following day, there will be an Q&A session held at 10am in the Tanner Room of Linacre College, and hosted by Linacre student, Arnauld Sepulchre (MSc Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management). He will be asking the speaker more in-depth questions about his current, previous, and upcoming work, as well as fielding questions from the audience. Come along and get answers straight from the expert!

Speaker Bio: Professor Stuart Chapin

Terry Chapin

Prof. Stuart "Terry" Chapin

Professor F. Stuart Chapin III – known by many simply as ‘Terry’ – is Professor Emeritus of Ecology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Initially an economics major, Chapin switched his degree to Biology and graduated from Swarthmore College in 1966. After a couple of years spent in Colombia as part of the Peace Corps, he obtained his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at Stanford University. Since then, he has been based predominantly in Alaska, save for a brief stint (1989-1998) at the University of California, Berkley.

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