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2337, NH/13
Natural Heroes

Speaker: Greenwood, Malcolm T,, - 0, Interviewee, Male, Retired teacher
Speaker: Fletcher, A., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Briefly mentions early interest in botany and zoology and first job as student scientist at May & Baker. Talks about Dr Neville Phillips and Ralph Rodwell. Belonged to Natural History Society at school and collecting fleas. Recalls work at May & Baker and studying for BSC Zoology at Sir John Cass College. Mentions first teaching job on field ecology. Mentions writing two papers for Journal of Biological Education. Briefly descibes working as lecturer in biological sciences at St. Alban's College of Further Education and then adapting career at Loughborough University to lecturer in geography. Talks about research career at Loughborough and flea collecting. Completed MPhil at Nottingham on parasites inspired by book, 'Fleas, Flukes and Cuckoos' by Rothschild & Clay. Comments on meeting Rothschild. Mentions running BSc Ecology after colleges amalgamated and field work. Mentions favourite projects:- Caddisflies, acid rain at Beacon Hill, collecting seeds and insects. Visiting Fellow at Loughborough University.
Place of birth: Essex
Education: Clacton County High School; Sir John Cass College
Marital Status: , Children:
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Loughborough
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

Recording Date: 21/9/2007
Playing time: 52mins, 29 secs
Access Restrictions: Full Consent Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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