OBKA President is new Hope Professor of Zoology at Oxford University

Professor Geraldine Wright
photo (c) John Cairns

Our President, Professor Geraldine Wright, has been appointed the Hope Professor of Zoology at Oxford University.


From the formal announcement

‘We are delighted to announce the appointment of entomologist Professor Geraldine Wright as the new Hope Professor of Zoology and Professorial Fellow at Jesus College’



Geraldine is only the 7th person to hold this prestigious role since it’s inauguration in 1860.


Professor Wright’s inaugural address as the Hope Professor was recorded and is available on YouTube. Her talk was entitled Bees and biodiversity: finding hope in the Anthropocene

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