R.J (Sam) Berry was Vice-President of JRI. He was Emeritus Professor of Genetics at University College London, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He was a former President of the Linnean Society, the British Ecological Society, the European Ecological Federation, the Mammal Society, and Christians in Science.
Among his many publications are Teach Yourself Genetics, God and Evolution, God and the Biologist, Orkney Nature and his Gifford Lectures are published as God’s Book of Works. He edited The Care of Creation (IVP, 2000), and Real Science, Real Faith (1991). He was a co-author of God’s Stewards (World Vision, 2002).
In 1996 he received the UK Templeton Award for ‘sustained advocacy of the Christian faith in the world of science’, and in 2001 the Marsh Award for Ecology.
Sadly Sam died in March 2018. Our appreciation is HERE