Prof snaps up zoo award
A university professor from Wye has won a prestigious zoology award.
Prof. Richard Griffiths has taught at the University of Kent for over 20 years, working in the School of Anthropology and Conservation.
He was awarded the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Marsh Award for Conservation Biology on June 20.
The award celebrates the application of science to the conservation of animal species and ther habitats.
ZSL praised Prof. Griffiths for the depth of his research, which covers habitat loss, infectious diseases, invasive species and the amphibian trade.
The society also recognised that a number of the professor’s graduates have gone on to work with amphibian and reptile conservation organisations.
Deep research: Prof. Richard Griffiths with zoology award