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researcher , Marine biologist

David William Sims, British marine biologist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of how environmental variability affects fish behaviour and migration. Public in leading journal including Nature, Proceedings of the Royal Society, and Journal of Animal Ecology.

Background

Sims, David William was born on June 4, 1969 in Rustington, England. Son of Ronald Leonard and Mary Margaret Sims.

Education

Bachelor of Science honours, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom, 1994.

Career

Lecturer marine zoology University Plymouth, England, 1994—1998. Lecturer zoology University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, England, 1998—2000. Research fellow Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Plymouth, England, since 2000.

Peer review college member Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom, since 2003. Chair, research grants committee Fisheries Society of the British Isles, Cambridge, United Kingdom, since 2001, council member, United Kingdom, since 2001. Chair, science committee The Shark Trust Charity, Plymouth, United Kingdom, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of how environmental variability affects fish behaviour and migration. Public in leading journal including Nature, Proceedings of the Royal Society, and Journal of Animal Ecology.

Membership

Member of Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (associate), Fisheries Society of the British Isles (associate), Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (associate), Royal Institution of Great British (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, boating.

Connections

Married Emily Jane Southall, August 19, 2000.

father:
Ronald Leonard

mother:
Mary Margaret Sims

spouse:
Emily Jane Southall