Authorised form of nameSalt; George (1903 - 2003)
Dates1903 - 2003
Place of birthLoughborough, Leicestershire, England
Date of birth12/12/1903
Place of deathCambridge
Date of death17/02/2003
Research fieldEntomology
Emigarated to Canada with family in 1911; attended primary school in Calgary; Crescent Heights Collegiate Institute, Calgary, Canada; University of Alberta, Edmonton; Harvard (1924) and Harvard Gardens, Soledad, Cuba
United Fruit Company, Columbia; US National Research Fellowship at Harvard; Institute of Entomology laboratory, Farnham Royal; research student at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1931); Fellow of King's College, Cambridge (1933-2003); University Lecturer in Zoology, Cambridge University (1937-1965); war work for Ministry of Agriculture on the control of wireworms; Tutor for Advanced Students, King's College, Cambridge (1945-1951); collected speicimens in East Africa (1948-1949); field collection in Pakistan (1958-1959); Reader in Animal Ecology, University of Cambridge (1965-1971)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/03/1956
Age at election52
RelationshipsMarried (1939) Joyce Lang (died 2002)
The Independent (04 March 2003, obituary); The Times (27 March 2003, obiturary)
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2003 vol 49 pp 447-460, plate, by Sir Patrick Bateson
Royal Society codeNA242
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1956/19Salt, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WRS/9399Salt, Georgend
IM/GA/WS/5060Salt, Georgend
MS/816'An Account of my Doings 1924-1966' by George Salt1966
RR/50/130Referee's report by Guy Anstruther Knox Marshall, on a paper 'Experimental studies in insect parasitism. I.—Introduction and technique' by George SaltNovember 1933
RR/50/131Referee's report by Guy Anstruther Knox Marshall, on a paper 'Experimental studies in insect parasitism. II. Superparasitism' by George SaltNovember 1933
RR/54/119Referee's report by Guy Anstruther Knox Marshall, on a paper 'Experimental studies in insect parasitism III—host selection' by George SaltFebruary 1935
RR/62/6Referee's report by Guy Anstruther Knox Marshall, on a paper 'The sense used by Trichogramma to distinguish between parasitized and unparasitized hosts' by George Salt[November 1936]
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