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|Alma mater||University of Leeds
University of East Anglia (PhD)
|Institutions||Harper Adams University
Imperial College London
|Thesis||Aspects of the ecology of the bird cherry-cat aphid Rhopalosiphum padi L (1980)|
Simon Robert Leather (publishes as Simon R. Leather) is an aphid-specialist entomologist who is Professor of Entomology at Harper Adams University. He has published journal articles about aphid life cycles and forest entomology.
He was educated at King George V School (Hong Kong), Ripon Grammar School, the University of Leeds (BSc Agricultural Zoology with first-class honours, 1977) and the University of East Anglia (PhD, 1980).