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Neil Robert Chalmers

Neil Robert Chalmers, museum director.

Background

  • Chalmers, Neil Robert was born on June 19, 1942.

  • Education

    • Student, King's College School, Wimbledon, England. Bachelor in Zoological with 1st class honors, Magdalen College, Oxford, England. Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Behavior, St. John's College, Cambridge, England.

    Career

    • Lecturer zoological Makerere University College, Kampala, 1966-1969. Science director National Primate Reserve Center, Nairobi, 1969-1970. Lecturer, reader in biology Open University, England, 1970-1985, dean science England, 1985-1988.

      Director British Museum Natural History, since 1988.

    Works

    • Author: Social Behaviour in Primates, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, squash.

    Connections

    • Son of William King (deceased) and Irene Margaret (Pemberton) (deceased) C. Married Monica Elizabeth Byanjeru Rusoke, 1970. 2 children.
    • father: William King Chalmers
    • spouse: Monica Elizabeth Byanjeru Rusoke
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    Born June 19, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1966 - 1969
      Lecturer, zoological Makerere University College
      Kampala, Uganda
    • 1969 - 1970
      science director, National Primate Reserve Center
      Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
    • 1970 - 1985
      lecturer
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      lecturer
    • 1988
      director, British Museum Natural History