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Nigel Pennick

Nigel Pennick worked in scientific research for fifteen years in Cambridge, with periods at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium and the University of Guelph, Canada. In this time, he published twenty-nine scientific papers that described eight new species of marine algae. He lost his profession in 1985 when the institute was closed during government spending cuts and so he became a full-time writer and lecturer on history and folklore. In parallel with his scientific work at that time,...See more