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Department of Zoology




Our Head of Department, Professor Michael Akam received the Frink Medal from the Zoological Society of London at an award presentation on 17th June 2014.

This is ZSL's highest award and is for "significant and original contributions by a professional zoologist to the development of zoology in the wider applications".


Previous winners of the Frink Medal in the Department:

2004 Professor Malcolm Burrows - in recognition of his research on the neuronal basis of behaviour.

2001 Professor Nick Davies - in recognition of his contribution to behavioural ecology.

1997 Professor Tim Clutton-Brock - for setting new standards of design and analysis for using mammalian field studies to answer scientific questions.

1991 Professor Robert Hinde - for outstanding contributions to the biological study of animal and human behaviour.