Rory Wilson

2006 Laureate, Applied Technology
United Kingdom, Born 1957

r.p.wilson@swansea.ac.uk

Laureates’ Galapagos collaboration

May 7, 2013

Australian marine conservationist Brad Norman is playing a key role in a new project to study whale sharks in what may be their breeding territory, off the Galapagos Islands, along with British zoologist, Professor Rory Wilson, head of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Swansea University in...

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Revealing humanity’s secrets

April 19, 2011

The Daily Diary, the innovative, mobile device invented by Rolex Laureate Rory Wilson to gather information about animal behaviour and energy expenditure, is likely to become a vital tool in studying human behaviour in a wide range of fields, from improving the performance of athletes to measuring the effects...

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The wisdom of sloth

March 3, 2011

The highly innovative device invented by 2006 Laureate Rory Wilson to provide information about animal behaviour – and support the conservation of species at risk – has been successfully used on a number of fast-moving species. Now, following a special request from conservationists in Costa Rica, the British zoologist...

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Oops – albatrosses!

January 5, 2010

Well! It’s me again. Quite a few days have elapsed since I last wrote but I’m not yet bubbling with tons of information about the secret life of Black-browed albatrosses of Isla Albatross in the depths of the Chilean fiords. Wish I was! So the current score...

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Albatrosses in corridors!

December 13, 2009

Thought I’d sign in quickly before I popped off down South in search of the Black-browed albatross. Why? Because I said I would … and… well, somebody might even read it! Just to set the scene, I’m sitting in an internet café in Punta Arenas. There’s a...

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Daily Diary update

November 17, 2009

It’s been ages since I put anything in the blog. We’ll put that down to my experience and being busy. But it’s good to know that there are people out there is reading this, and reminding me that I should be saying more. Well, here’s more! ...

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First shot at a blog

August 17, 2009

Well, I guess there’s got to be a first time for everybody. I’ve never written anything in a blog before so, aside from not knowing if this is going to work, I’m fascinated by the whole process. I wonder who will read it. If you are one...

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Laureates join forces

June 17, 2008

This secret life of the whale shark, the world’s biggest fish, was recently disclosed in a scientific world-first by two Laureates of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise, Brad Norman, of Australia’s Murdoch University, and Professor Rory Wilson, of Swansea University, in the United Kingdom. ...

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