Prof. Richard Beckett, Ph.D.

Visiting Fellow

University of KwaZulu-Natal


Richard Beckett is professor in the School of Life Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

His main research interest is the stress physiology of lichens, bryophytes, poikilohydric higher plants and seeds. He has published over 100 journal research articles, including major review articles and chapters in books.

Richard Beckett is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in October and November 2023 at the invitation of Prof. Dr. Silke Werth (LMU).