Hugh Torrens

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Hugh Torrens
Born
Hugh Simon Torrens

1940 (age 81–82)
Alma materUniversity of Oxford
University of Leicester
Scientific career
FieldsHistory of geology and paleontology
InstitutionsKeele University

Hugh Simon Torrens (born 1940) is a British historian of geology and paleontology, and Emeritus Professor of History of Science and Technology at Keele University.[1][2]

Torrens received a bachelor's degree from the University of Oxford and a PhD from the University of Leicester.[2]

He was president of the Society for the History of Natural History from 2012 to 2015, when he was succeeded by Arthur MacGregor.[3]

He was awarded the Sue Tyler Friedman Medal by the Geological Society in 1991.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University, Keele. "Hugh Torrens, Keele University". www.keele.ac.uk. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "01awardee00". www.gsahist.org. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  3. ^ "A message from SHNH President, Professor Arthur MacGregor - Society for the History of Natural History". shnh.org.uk. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Sue Tyler Friedman Medal". Geological Society. Retrieved 28 April 2020.

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