RMS saddened to learn of death of Professor Nick Read

Popular RMS figure and former Trustee

The RMS is deeply saddened to announce news of the death of Professor Nick Read, a former Council member and immensely popular figure within the Society.

Nick, who recently retired from his role as Professor of Fungal Cell Biology at Manchester University, also chaired the RMS Life Sciences Section Committee and was an organiser of the long-running Botanical Microscopy Meeting.

RMS Chief Executive Allison Winton said: “This is such awful news. Nick was hugely well-liked and touched the hearts of so many people across the RMS and wider scientific community. Our thoughts are firmly with Nick’s family and friends at this time.”


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