Michael Land#


Michael Land
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:1881
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Elected:1998
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM


Michael Land passed away December 14, 2020.

Positions Held
  • 2005 Emeritus Professor of Neurobiology University of Sussex
  • 1984 - 2005 Professor of Neurobiology University of Sussex
  • 1982 - 1984 Senior Visiting Fellow, Australian National University, Canberra
  • 1977 Appointed Reader, University of Sussex
  • 1971 - 1977 Lecturer in Neuroniology, University of Sussex
  • 1969 - 1971 Asstistant Professor of Physiology, UC Berkeley
  • 1967 - 1969 Miller Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1966 - 1967 Assistant Lecturer in Physiology, University College London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Animal and human vision (optics of the eyes and visual control of behaviour)
  • Neurobiology
  • Human eye movements

Honours and Awards
  • 1982 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of London
  • 1994 Frink Medal of the Zoological Society of London
  • 1996 ALCON Prize for vision research
  • 1998 Rank Prize Funds award for vision research
  • 1998 Member of the Academia Europaea


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