Qualifications & Appointments
BSc (Hons), Univ. Aberystwyth, 1969
PhD, Univ. Reading, 1974.
Honorary Professor, University of Nottingham
Kew rep., SYNTHESYS 2
UKRO Management Board
To ensure that policy-making is delivered to the highest standards and is: rooted in wide research on best practice; evidence-based; integrated across Kew, Defra and other relevant UK and international partners and agencies; innovative; outcome-focused; and evaluated.
Selected Recent Publications
- Miller, R., Owens, S.J. & Rørslett, B. (2010). Plants and Colour: Flowers and pollination. Optics and Laser technology 42: 1-20, currently available online.
Owens, S.J. and Miller, R., 2009. Cross and self-fertilization of plants-Darwin's experiments and what we know now. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161, 357-395
- Owens, S.J., & Rix, M. (2007). Franklinia alatamaha. Theaceae. Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 24(3): 186-189
- Collins, C, Cornish, L., Huxley, H. & Owens, S.J. (2006). SYNTHESYS Network Activity C-Assessing Standards of Collections in European Museums. Collection Forum 21 (2): 5-18, SPNHC, Washington.