Dr. John van Wyhe
Dr van Wyhe is the founder and Director of the award-winning Darwin Online project at the University of Cambridge (now NUS) and also the NUS-based Wallace Online.
He has published ten books, numerous articles, and given more than 80 public lectures in over a dozen countries. His work has been featured in Nature, Science, the BBC, ITV, NPR, CNN, etc.
He has four further books nearly completion. One of these is a biography of the first female traveller to circle the globe alone.
2015 Information Services Group Reference Award, Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
2015 Annual list of Best Historical Materials selected by RUSA’s History Section.
2014 Charles Darwin in Cambridge: The most joyful years awarded “most outstanding book of 2014” by the Cambridgeshire Association for Local History.
2013 NUS Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.
2012 Appointed University Professorial Fellow, Charles Darwin University (renewed 2015).
2011 University Scholars Programme Incentive Fund teaching award.
2009 John Thackray Medal of the Society for the History of Natural History.