Hopper, Stephen Donald, (AC FTSE) (1951-)

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Hopper, Stephen Donald (1951-)
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Stephen Hopper is a Western Australian botanist, specialising in plant conservation biology. He is best known for pioneering research leading to positive conservation outcomes in south-west Australia - one of the few temperate-zone global biodiversity hotspots - and for the collaborative description of 300 new plant taxa (eucalypts, orchids, and the kangaroo paw family Haemodoraceae). He is author and co-author of over 250 scientific publications, and 14 books and monographs. For 12 years he was in charge of Kings Park and Botanic Garden (later Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority) before becoming Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Education - BSc (Hons), University of Western Australia
  • Career position - Australia's first Flora Conservation Research Officer, Western Australia
  • Education - PhD, University of Western Australia
  • Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist, Department of Conservation and Land Management, Western Australia
  • Career event - Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Georgia and Miller Visiting Research Professor at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Taxonomy event - Brooker & Hopper
  • Career position - Director, Kings Park and Botanic Gardens
  • Career position - President, Royal Society of Western Australia
  • Career position - Chief Executive Officer of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Western Australia
  • Award - Centenary Medal for service to the community
  • Career position - President, Australian Systematic Botany Society
  • Career position - Foundation Professor of Plant Conservation Biology, University of Western Australia
  • Career position - Chief Executive Officer, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, London
  • Award - Nancy Burbidge Medal, Australian Systematic Botany Society
  • Award - DSc (honoris causa), University of Western Australia
  • Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
  • Career position - Winthrop Professor of Biodiversity, University of Western Australia.
  • Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to as a global science leader in the field of plant conservation biology, particularly in the delivery or world class research programs contributing to the conservation of endangered species and ecosystems
  • Award - ARC Discovery Outstanding Researcher

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  1. Hopper, Stephen Donald
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. New series, subseries, species and subspecies of Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) from Western Australia and from South Australia.
    Brooker, M.I.H. and Hopper, S.D.
    Published: 1993
    Series: Nuytsia, 9, 1, 1-68
  3. A taxonomic revision of Eucalyptus wandoo, E. redunca and allied species (Eucalyptus series Levispermae Maiden-Myrtaceae) in Western Australia.
    Brooker, M.I.H. and Hopper, S.D.
    Published: 1991
    Series: Nuytsia, 8, 1, 1-189
  4. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  5. Who We Are: Director (CEO & Chief Scientist) - Professor Stephen D Hopper FLS FTSE.
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    Published: Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2009
  6. Dr M. I. H. (Ian) Brooker AM 2nd June 1934 - 25th June 2016
    Hopper, Stephen
    Published: 2016
    Series: Australasian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter, 168/9, 54-62
  7. Granite outcrops as ancient islands in old landscapes: evidence from the phylogeography and population genetics of Eucalyptus caesia (Myrtaceae) in Western Australia.
    Byrne, M and Hopper, SD
    Published: 2008
    Series: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 93, 177-188
  8. Nancy Burbidge Medal [for 2008]
    Clarkson, John
    Published: 2008
    Series: Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter, 136, 13-5
  9. Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)
    Published: Australian National Botanic Gardens, 2012

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