Obituary: Professor Keith Vickerman

Published: 15 July 2016

Professor Keith Vickerman, zoologist, was born on March 21, 1933. He was appointment to the John Graham Kerr chair in zoology in 1979, and then a few years later, appointed to the regius chair of zoology. He became a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1970, a fellow of the Royal Society in 1984 and a founder and fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 1998. He was a world authority on protozoa. He died of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2016, aged 83.

Professor Keith Vickerman;
Zoologist whose passion for microscopes led to him becoming a world authority on sleeping sickness

Published in The Times (London), July 13, 2016 Wednesday

(Available to read "on campus")

First published: 15 July 2016