Elected: 1982
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Dr Peter Edmund Lake OBE FRSE

Former Head of Growth and Reproductive Physiology Department, AFRC.

Dr Peter Edmund Lake passed away suddenly but peacefully on 13 June 2018 aged 89 years at a care home in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. His previous home of 66 years had been Edinburgh where he devoted his entire working life (1951-1988) to avian research, mainly in relation to the reproduction of the domestic fowl. He established a world-wide reputation in the field of artificial insemination that had wide-ranging benefits for the poultry industry in Britain and around the world. Read More