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Professor David Harper

Emeritus Professor of Palaeontology

Emeritus Professor of Palaeontology in the Department of Earth Sciences

Esteem Indicators

  • 2019: Guest Research Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing:
  • 2019: Research Associate; National Museum of Scotland:
  • 2017: Distinguished Visiting Professor, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan:
  • 2016: Leverhulme Fellow:
  • 2016: Chair, International Commission on Stratigraphy:
  • 2014: President, Palaeontological Association:
  • 2014: Visiting Professor, CNRS - Université de Lille 1, France:
  • 2014: Guest Professor, University of Lund:
  • 2014: Elected Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Physiographic Society:
  • 2014: Member of Scientific Advisory Board, Naturalis (State Museum of Natural History), The Netherlands:
  • 2014: William King Medal, National University of Ireland, Galway:
  • 2013: Honorary Research Fellow, The Natural History Museum:
  • 2008: Einstein Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences:
  • 2004: Elected Foreign Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters:
  • 2003: Crown Prince Frederik's Fund, Denmark:
  • 1996: Lyell Fund from the Geological Society:
  • 1986: Clough Memorial Award from the Edinburgh Geological Society:


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