Professor Paul Racey
Visiting Professor


I am a mammalian ecologist, reproductive and conservation biologist with a particular interest in bats. Although I have worked mainly in temperate latitudes, in recent years my research interests in the tropics have increased.


1992 FRSE
1985 DSc (Aberdeen)
1972 PhD (London)
1968 MA (Cantab)
1965 BA (Cantab)


2009-present Regius Professor of Natural History (Emeritus), University of Aberdeen
2007-present Visiting Professor, Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus
1993-2009 Regius Professor of Natural History, University of Aberdeen
1987-1993 Head of Department of Zoology, University of Aberdeen
1973-1993 Lecturer (73-80), Senior Lecturer (80-85) and Professor (85-93) of Zoology, University of Aberdeen
1971-1973 Ford Foundation Research Fellow at the Unit of Reproductive Biology, University of Liverpool
1966-1971 Research Assistant, Wellcome Institute of Comparative Physiology, Zoological Society of London
1965-1966 Assistant Experimental Officer, Bee Department, Rothamsted Experimental Station

Contact details

AddressDaphne du Maurier Building
University of Exeter
Penryn Campus
TR10 9FE

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