Roger Smith (biologist)

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Roger Smith is a UK biologist and founder of the Millennium Seed Bank Project.[1][2] He was awarded an OBE in the 2000 New Year Honours List for services to the project.[3]

Smith joined the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 1974,[4] after graduating from Manchester University with a BSc in Botany.[5]


  1. ^ Michael McCarthy (10 May 1999). "The Millennium Seed Bank - News". The Independent. 
  2. ^ "Kew In Depth MSBP - Articles Published In Scientific Journals" (PDF). doi:10.1073/pnas.0914197107. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "New Year Honours - News". The Independent. 31 December 1999. 
  4. ^ "Life". The Times. 21 May 2012. 
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