Robert Hinde

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Robert Hinde
Born Robert Aubrey Hinde
(1923-10-26)26 October 1923
Norwich, England
Died 23 December 2016(2016-12-23) (aged 93)
Nationality United Kingdom
Fields Zoology
Institutions University of Cambridge
Alma mater University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
Notable awards Frink Medal (1991)
Royal Medal (1996)

Robert Aubrey Hinde CBE FRS FBA /hnd/ (26 October 1923 – 23 December 2016) was a British zoologist, the Emeritus Royal Society Research Professor of Zoology at the University of Cambridge.[1]


Born in Norwich, England, Hinde was the master of St. John's College, Cambridge in 1989-94.[2] He was the chair of British Pugwash. He studied "the application of biological and psychological data to understanding the bases of religion and ethics" and "eliminating the causes of war".[3]

Hinde was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge and at Balliol College, Oxford. He was a distinguished supporter of the British Humanist Association.

He died on 23 December 2016 at the age of 93.[4]



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Academic offices
Preceded by
Francis Harry Hinsley
Master of St John's College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Peter Goddard