Adrian Horridge

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George Adrian Horridge
Adrian Horridge FRS on his 90th birthday.jpg
Born (1927-12-12) 12 December 1927 (age 91)
EducationCambridge
AwardsFRS (1969), FAA (1971)
Scientific career
FieldsNeurobiology
InstitutionsUniversity of St Andrews Australian National University
Websiteadrian-horridge.org

George Adrian Horridge FRS FAA (born 12 December 1927) is an Australian neurobiologist and professor at Australian National University.[1]

Life[edit]

Horridge was born in Sheffield, England, where he attended King Edward VII School. He obtained a scholarship to St John's College, Cambridge in 1946.[2] He earned a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was appointed to a Fellowship in Chemistry at St. John's in 1953.[3] From 1960 till 1969 he was Director of the Gatty Marine Laboratory at the University of St Andrews. From 1969 till 1993 he was a professor at the Research School of Biological Sciences at the Australian National University, and subsequently Emeritus Professor. He lives in Yarralumla, Canberra.

In 2001 he was awarded a Centenary Medal "for service to Australian society in the biological sciences".[4]

Works[edit]

  • What Does the Honeybee See?: And How Do We Know?. ANU E Press. 2009. ISBN 978-1-921536-98-4.
  • John Aloimonos, ed. (1997). "Pattern and 3D Vision of Insects". Visual navigation: from biological systems to unmanned ground vehicles. Psychology Press. ISBN 978-0-8058-2050-8.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Horridge, George Adrian, Biographical entry, Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. ^ KES Magazine, July 1946, www.oldedwardians.org.uk
  3. ^ KES Magazine, Summer 1953, King Edward VII School Sheffield
  4. ^ Centenary Medal, 1 January 2001, It's an Honour

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