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Biology educator

Richard Michael Wilkins, British Biology educator. Fellow Royal Society Chemistry; member Controlled Release Society (governor and officer South Carolina.I. pesticides division, Certified of Merit 1988), Tropical Agricultural Association, American Chemical Society, Institute of Biology London.

Background

Wilkins, Richard Michael was born on October 17, 1942 in Fareham, Hampshire, England. Son of Leslie C.T. and Florence L. (Jackson) Wilkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Exeter U., Exeter, England, 1964; Master of Science, U. Washington, 1969; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Washington, 1972.

Career

Research scientist, I.C.I Pharmaceuticals, Alderley Edge, England, 1964-1967; teaching and research assistant, U. Washington, Seattle, 1967-1972; assistant professor, U. P.R., Rio Piedras, P.R., 1972-1974; section leader, May & Baker Ltd., Ongar, Essex., England, 1974-1976; from lecturer to senior lecturer, Newcastle U., England, since 1976; deputy director, Medicinal Plant Research Center, since 1996. Consultant Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), Rome, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, Vienna, Overseas Development Administration, London, Agricultural Genetics Company.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, Author: Controlled Delivery of Crop Protection Agents, 1990. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Chemistry. Member Controlled Release Society (governor and officer South Carolina.I. pesticides division, Certified of Merit 1988), Tropical Agricultural Association, American Chemical Society, Institute of Biology London.

Connections

Married Mia A. Fontana, March,1969. 1 child, Alexander M.

father:
Leslie C.T. Wilkins

mother:
Florence L. (Jackson) Wilkins

spouse:
Mia A. Fontana

child:
Alexander M. Wilkins