SSAC member Professor Ian Boyd FRSE appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser for Defra

26 April 2012

We are delighted to announce that SSAC member Professor Boyd, who is the current Director of the Scottish Ocean Institute at the University of St Andrews and the Sea Mammal Research Unit, will join Defra in September on a three year contract.  He will replace Professor Sir Bob Watson.

Full details are available on the Defra website - http://www.defra.gov.uk/news/2012/04/24/new-chief-scientist-appointed/

 

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