Department of Earth Science

Receives an honorary doctorate

Harvey Smith professor Cindy Van Dover receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Bergen

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Thursday 30 August, at 14:15 in Realfagbyget’s Auditorium 4, a member of the Centre for Geobiology’s Scientific Advisory Committee, Cindy Van Dover, will give a guest lecture entitled: "Offshore ocean exploration, industrialization and conservation". Friday she will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Bergen for her contributions to deep-sea research.

Cindy Van Dover is a Harvey Smith Professor of Biological Oceanography, the Director of Duke University Marine Laboratory and Chair of the Division of Marine Science & Conservation at Duke University in North Carolina. Her experience lies in the ecology of chemosynthetic ecosystems. Other areas of expertise include biodiversity, biogeochemistry, conservation biology, ecology, and marine science.

Read more about Cindy Van Dover at the Centre of Geobiology webpage.