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Professor Mike Thorndyke (1946-2022)

Professor Mike Thorndyke (1946-2022) - an obituary

  • Date30 September 2022

The obituary of former staff member, Professor Mike Thorndyke, who died earlier this year, was published recently in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association UK.


Photograph of Mike Thorndyke in 2008, taken by Sam Dupont. This recreates a photograph of Salvador Dali (with a starfish) taken in 1958 by Xavier Miserachs.

Mike was appointed as a lecturer in the Department of Zoology at Bedford College in 1974. In 1985, Mike moved to Royal Holloway's Egham campus following the merger of Bedford College with Royal Holloway College.

Read the full obituary online

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