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lichenologist , researcher

Ole William Purvis, British lichenologist, researcher. Fellow Linnean society; member British Lichen Society (secretary since 1990).

Background

Purvis, Ole William was born on September 8, 1959 in Corbridge, England. Son of Harry and Edel Sverd (Johnsen) Purvis.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Sheffield, England, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Diploma, Imperial College, London, 1986.

Career

Research fellow, U. Reading, United Kingdom, 1986-1988; lichenologist, higher science officer, The Natural History Museum, London, 1988-1991; lichenologist, senior science officer, The Natural History Museum, London, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Senior author: The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland, 1992.

Membership

Fellow Linnean society. Member British Lichen Society (secretary since 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, music, hill walking.

Connections

Married Diana Joan Gardiner, September 17, 1983. Children: Stephen Harry, Heather Flora, George William.

father:
Harry Purvis

mother:
Edel Sverd (Johnsen) Purvis

spouse:
Diana Joan Gardiner

child:
George William Purvis

child:
Stephen Harry Purvis

child:
Heather Flora Purvis