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<p>(1896–1985) A marine biologist and religious thinker, Hardy spent much of the 1920s afloat studying herring food in the North Sea. An Oxford graduate, Hardy was the resident zoologist on the Discovery expedition to the southern seas from 1925 to 1927. Successively he was Professor of Zoology at Hull (1928–42), Aberdeen (1942–5) and Linacre Professor at Oxford (1942–61). FRS (1940), knighted 1957. A gifted writer and watercolourist, he was ‘at heart a wide-ranging Victorian naturalist’.</p>

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