Wonders of the Living World

Curiosity, awe, and the meaning of life


Professor Simon Conway Morris

11th March 2019 |

Simon is an Emeritus Professor in the Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge. He became a fellow of St John’s College Cambridge in 1975, having taken a first-class honours degree in Geology from the University of Bristol, and was appointed to the Earth Sciences department as a lecturer in 1979. He has received numerous awards and medals, and has also appeared on TV and radio, including the Royal Institution Christmas Lecturesfor the BBC in 1996.