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Obituary: Michael C. Thorndyke (1946–2022)

Maurice R. Elphick and Sam Dupont

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Michael (Mike) Thorndyke

Alumnus Michael (Mike) Charles Thorndyke sadly passed away early this year and Sam Dupont (University of Gothenburg) and Professor Maurice Elphick have written an obituary, which has been published online in the Journal of Marine Biological Association UK

Mike was a BSc student in Zoology (1965-1968) and PhD student (1968-1971) at Queen Mary, who then proceeded on to a highly successful academic career as a biologist. Professor Maurice Elphick was Mike’s PhD student at Royal Holloway (1988-1991). 

Read the full obituary here or click on the PDF below.



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