Dr Rob Morrison OAMis a retired Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at Flinders University and has recently retired as the President of the Royal Zoological Society of SA which is responsible for Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoological Park.
has written dozens of articles and 28 books on science and natural history, and is co-author of 13 more.
A science and environment broadcaster for forty years on television and radio, he
has won many national and international awards, including a Churchill Fellowship, the Michael Daley Award for Science Journalism and two Eureka Prizes.
In 2005 he
was the inaugural winner of the South Australian Award for Excellence in Science Communication.
Rob is a member of the Board of the newly established Australian Science Media Centre, Patron of National Science Week SA and in 2004 was awarded The Order of Australia for his Services to Conservation and Science Communication.
has been a Nature Foundation SA
Councillor since 1995.