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Biographical entry Underwood, Antony James (Tony) (1947 - )




Antony James (Tony) Underwood has been Director, Institute of Marine Ecology, University of Sydney since 1984, Director, Marine Studies Centre since 1991 and Professor of Experimental Ecology since 1992. He is interested in the design and analysis of ecological experiments.


Born England, 1947. Educated University of Bristol (BSc (first class honours) 1968, PhD 1971, DSc 1985). Science Research Council (UK) Studentship 1968-71; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney 1972-74; Queen Elizabeth Fellow in Marine Sciences, University of Sydney 1974-75; Lecturer in Biology, University of Sydney 1975-76, Senior Lecturer in Biology 1976-83, Reader in Experimental Biology 1984-91, Director, Institute of Marine Ecology 1984- , Director, Marine Studies Centre 1991- , Professor of Experimental Ecology (Personal Chair for Distinguished Achievements) 1992- . Fellow, Institute of Biology (UK) 1985; Fellow, Australian Institute of Biology 1986; David Syme Research Prize, University of Melbourne 1987; Clarke Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales 1988; Fellow, Linnean Society of London 1989; Australian Marine Sciences Association Jubilee Prize for outstanding ecological research 1989; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1994.

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