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300 Years of Growth

Tributes In Memoriam

William Arthur Watts (1930-2010)

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Bill Watts first entered the Botany Department as an undergraduate in 1950 and remained intimately linked with it for the rest of his life as a teacher, researcher, administrator and mentor. He made his last visit to the Department in April, a few weeks before he died. Bill’s wit and wise council are sorely missed by all in the Department. To celebrate his life we reproduce here some of the obituaries that have been published recently.

Photo of Bill Watts in SpainRecently Published Obituaries

Trinity Today - Daniel Kelly & Brian McMurray (HTML)

Quaternary Newsletter – Brian Huntley (PDF)

Review of Palaeobotany & Palynology – Richard Bradshaw (PDF)

PALYNOS – Michael O’Connell (PDF)

Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy – Fraser Mitchell (PDF)

The Irish Times (PDF)

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