Timothy Lyons, distinguished professor of biogeochemistry in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, has received an honorary professorship in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of St. Andrews in the United Kingdom.

Lyons has had a long history with the Astrobiology Program, as a researcher with the Exobiology & Evolutionary Biology Program and current lead of the Alternative Earths Team of the NASA Astrobiology Institute and the UCR Astrobiology Center. Lyons’ appointment will last through August 2020, and will include research on the Rio Tinto in southwestern Spain.

For more, view the press release from UC Riverside at: https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/51109.