School of Life Sciences

Prof Richard Beckett


Prof Beckett’s research interest is the stress physiology of lichens, bryophytes, poikilohydric higher plants and seeds. He has published over 100 journal research articles, including major review articles and chapters in books. His articles have been cited well over two thousand times, and he has “h” scores of 27 (ISI Knowledge), 30 (Scopus) and 36 (Google Scholar). He is currently associate editor of the Journal of Bryology and the Lichenologist, the leading journals in his discipline. He has active ongoing collaborations with the Russian Academy of Sciences and the University of Innsbruck.

Research interests

Stress physiology of lower plants

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