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Roy John Richards

Roy John Richards, British biology educator. Member British Association Lung Research (chairman 1989-1994), British Society for Cell Biology.

Background

  • Richards, Roy John was born on September 13, 1944 in Delabole, Cornwall, England. Son of John Gordon and Olive Ruth (Dawe) Richards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Zoology with honors, University College, Swansea, Wales, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Parasitology, University College, Swansea, England, 1969. Doctor of Science in Bio-chemical Toxicology, University Wales, 1991.

    Career

    • Medical Research Council fellow biochemistry department University College Cardiff, Wales, 1969-1971, lecturer in biochemistry Wales, 1971-1978, senior lecturer biochemistry department Wales, 1978-1986, reader biochemistry department Wales, 1986-1997. Professor, since 1997. Member advisory group in pollution episodes Department of Health, London, 1990-1995.

      Member committee on effects of air pollutants Dept of Environment/Dept of Health, since 1992.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member British Association Lung Research (chairman 1989-1994), British Society for Cell Biology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Squash, tennis, golf, vegetable gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Grace Mayson, March 25, 1967. Children: Dax Jonathan, Zöe Grace.
    • father: John Gordon Richards
    • mother: Olive Ruth (Dawe) Richards
    • spouse: Susan Grace Mayson
    • children: Dax Jonathan Richards
    • Zöe Grace Richards
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    Born September 13, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University College
    • 1969
      University College
    • 1991
      University Wales
    • 1969 - 1971
      Medical Research Council fellow, biochemistry department University College Cardiff
      Wales, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1997
      professor