Obituary: Dr Eve Southward

It is with deep sorrow that the Marine Biological Association announces the sad passing of Dr Eve Southward, Lankester Research Fellow at the MBA, who died peacefully on the morning of 2nd January 2023 after suffering a stroke. She was 92. Eve was an expert on marine worms, echinoderms and hydrothermal vent fauna as well … Read more

Obituary: Geoffrey W Potts

Geoff was born on 15th February 1941 and died on Easter Monday 18th April 2022. His funeral will be held on Saturday 21st May in Cornwall. If you would like to attend please contact Willie Wilson for details. Geoff was a tall man with a craggy face but gentle with it. His main interest for much of … Read more

Sir Crispin Tickell and Professor Mike Thorndyke

It is with great sadness that we are announcing that two MBA members who played significant roles within the MBA, and therefore who some of you may have known, have recently passed away. Brief details are provided below. Sir Crispin Tickell, MBA President, 1990 to 2001 Sir Crispin Tickell, a career diplomat and environmentalist who … Read more