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'''Henry Gee''' is a biologist and author of ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'', as well as being the current editor of [[The Tolkien Society]]'s scholarly journal ''[[Mallorn (journal)|Mallorn]]''.
  
 
==About==
 
==About==
 
Henry Gee was awarded a BA in zoology and genetics from the [[University of Leeds]] in [[1984]] before going on to complete a PhD in zoology at the University of Cambridge in [[1991]];<ref name="about">Henry Gee, ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'' (London: Souvenir Press, 2005), p. 255</ref> before finishing his doctorate, he joined the staff of ''Nature'' in [[1987]] where he is now a senior editor of biological sciences.<ref>"[http://www.nature.com/nature/about/editors/#HenryGee About the Editors]", ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]''</ref> At ''Nature'' he devised and edits the "Futures" science-fiction series for which he won the Best Publisher award from the [http://www.esfs.info/esfs-awards-2000.html#2005 European Science Fiction Society] in [[2005]].<ref>"Announcements: Mallorn Turns Over a New Leaf" in ''[[Amon Hen (journal)|Amon Hen]]'', no. [[Amon Hen 208|208]], [[November]] [[2007]], p. 6</ref>
 
Henry Gee was awarded a BA in zoology and genetics from the [[University of Leeds]] in [[1984]] before going on to complete a PhD in zoology at the University of Cambridge in [[1991]];<ref name="about">Henry Gee, ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'' (London: Souvenir Press, 2005), p. 255</ref> before finishing his doctorate, he joined the staff of ''Nature'' in [[1987]] where he is now a senior editor of biological sciences.<ref>"[http://www.nature.com/nature/about/editors/#HenryGee About the Editors]", ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]''</ref> At ''Nature'' he devised and edits the "Futures" science-fiction series for which he won the Best Publisher award from the [http://www.esfs.info/esfs-awards-2000.html#2005 European Science Fiction Society] in [[2005]].<ref>"Announcements: Mallorn Turns Over a New Leaf" in ''[[Amon Hen (journal)|Amon Hen]]'', no. [[Amon Hen 208|208]], [[November]] [[2007]], p. 6</ref>
  
Aside from his work in biology, Henry Gee has gained notoriety in the Tolkien community as the author of ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'', the editor of ''[[Mallorn (journal)|Mallorn]]'', and the special correspondent on science matters - under the pseudonym of "[[Olog-hai|Olog-Hai]]"<ref name="about"/> - at [http://www.theonering.net TheOneRing.net]. In particular, as editor of ''Mallorn'' Gee has received both praise and criticism from members of the [[Tolkien Society]] due to the editorial changes which he has made to the journal. ''See also: [[Mallorn (journal)]]''
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Aside from his work in biology, Henry Gee has gained notoriety in the Tolkien community as the author of ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'', the editor of ''[[Mallorn (journal)|Mallorn]]'', and the special correspondent on science matters - under the pseudonym of "[[Olog-hai|Olog-Hai]]"<ref name="about"/> - at [http://www.theonering.net TheOneRing.net]. In particular, as editor of ''Mallorn'' Gee has received both praise and criticism from members of [[The Tolkien Society]] due to the editorial changes which he has made to the journal. ''See also: [[Mallorn (journal)]]''
==Tolkien-related Publications==
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*"[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v425/n6957/full/425455a.html Exhibition: A hobbit-forming show]" in ''Nature'' ([[2003]])<ref>Henry Gee, "[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v425/n6957/full/425455a.html Exhibition: A hobbit-forming show]" in ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]'', vol. 425, no. 6957, [[October 2|2 October]] [[2003]], p. 455</ref>
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==Bibliography==
*"[http://www.nature.com/news/2004/041108/full/news041108-4.html Kicking the hobbit habit]" in ''Nature News'' ([[2004]])<ref>Henry Gee, "[http://www.nature.com/news/2004/041108/full/news041108-4.html Kicking the hobbit habit]" in [http://www.nature.com/news/index.html Nature News], [[November 8|8 November]] [[2004]]</ref>
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===Books===
*''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'' ([[2004]])<ref>Henry Gee, ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'' (New York: Cold Spring Press, 2004); ISBN 0-285-63723-1</ref>
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* [[2004]]: ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]''<ref>Henry Gee, ''[[The Science of Middle-earth]]'' (New York: Cold Spring Press, 2004); ISBN 0-285-63723-1</ref>
*"[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v446/n7139/full/446979a.html In a hole in the ground]" in ''Nature'' ([[2007]])<ref>Henry Gee, "[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v446/n7139/full/446979a.html In a hole in the ground]" in ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]'', vol. 446, no. 7139, [[April 26|26 April]] [[2007]], pp. 979-80</ref>
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===Journals (editor)===
* [[Mallorn 45|''Mallorn'' 45]] ([[2008]])
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* [[2008]]: [[Mallorn 45|''Mallorn'' 45]]
* [[Mallorn 46|''Mallorn'' 46]] ([[2008]])
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* [[2008]]: [[Mallorn 46|''Mallorn'' 46]]
==References==
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* [[2009]]: [[Mallorn 47|''Mallorn'' 47]]
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* [[2009]]: [[Mallorn 48|''Mallorn'' 48]]
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* [[2010]]: [[Mallorn 49|''Mallorn'' 49]]
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* [[2010]]: [[Mallorn 50|''Mallorn'' 50]]
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* [[2011]]: [[Mallorn 51|''Mallorn'' 51]]
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* [[2011]]: [[Mallorn 52|''Mallorn'' 52]]
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* [[2012]]: [[Mallorn 53|''Mallorn'' 53]]
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* [[2013]]: [[Mallorn 54|''Mallorn'' 54]]
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===Articles===
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* [[2003]]: ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]''
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**  ([[2 October|October 2]]:) "[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v425/n6957/full/425455a.html Exhibition: A hobbit-forming show]"<ref>Henry Gee, "[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v425/n6957/full/425455a.html Exhibition: A hobbit-forming show]" in ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]'', vol. 425, no. 6957, [[2 October]] [[2003]], p. 455</ref>
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* [[2004]]: ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]''
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** ([[8 November|November 8]]:) "[http://www.nature.com/news/2004/041108/full/news041108-4.html Kicking the hobbit habit]"<ref>Henry Gee, "[http://www.nature.com/news/2004/041108/full/news041108-4.html Kicking the hobbit habit]" in [http://www.nature.com/news/index.html Nature News], [[8 November]] [[2004]]</ref>
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* [[2007]]: ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]''
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** ([[26 April|April 26]]:) "[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v446/n7139/full/446979a.html In a hole in the ground]"<ref>Henry Gee, "[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v446/n7139/full/446979a.html In a hole in the ground]" in ''[http://www.nature.com Nature]'', vol. 446, no. 7139, [[26 April]] [[2007]], pp. 979-80</ref>
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* [[2008]]: [[Mallorn 45|''Mallorn'' 45]]  
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** "Beowulf, The Real Story" (review of [[wikipedia:Beowulf (2007 film)|''Beowulf'' film]])
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* [[2009]]: [[Mallorn 47|''Mallorn'' 47]]
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** "The ode goes ever on" (editorial)
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** "Away with the fairies" (review of ''[[Tolkien, Race and Cultural History]]'')
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* [[2009]]: [[Mallorn 48|''Mallorn'' 48]]
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** "A year in study" (review of ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 6]]'')
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* [[2010]]: [[Mallorn 49|''Mallorn'' 49]]
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** "Deep in the forest..." (review of ''[[Born of Hope]]'')
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* [[2011]]: [[Mallorn 51|''Mallorn'' 51]]
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** "Ent and sources"  (editorial)
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* [[2011]]: [[Mallorn 52|''Mallorn'' 52]]
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** "A dash of movie magic" (review of ''[[wikipedia:Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2]]'')
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** "Did Tolkien support the Canaries"
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
* [http://www.chiswick.demon.co.uk/ Official Website]
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* '''[http://www.chiswick.demon.co.uk/ Official Website]'''
* [http://network.nature.com/people/henrygee/profile Henry Gee's profile on ''Nature'']
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* {{WP|Henry_Gee|Henry Gee}}
* [http://us.macmillan.com/author/henrygee Henry Gee at Macmillan Books]
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* [http://network.nature.com/people/henrygee/profile Henry Gee] at ''[http://www.nature.com/ Nature]''
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gee Henry Gee at Wikipedia]
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* [http://us.macmillan.com/author/henrygee Henry Gee] at [http://us.macmillan.com/default.aspx Macmillan Books]
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Henry Gee
Biographical information
Born1962
EducationUniversity of Leeds,
University of Cambridge
OccupationAuthor, biologist, palaeontologist
LocationNorfolk, UK
WebsiteOfficial website

Henry Gee is a biologist and author of The Science of Middle-earth, as well as being the current editor of The Tolkien Society's scholarly journal Mallorn.

Contents

About

Henry Gee was awarded a BA in zoology and genetics from the University of Leeds in 1984 before going on to complete a PhD in zoology at the University of Cambridge in 1991;[1] before finishing his doctorate, he joined the staff of Nature in 1987 where he is now a senior editor of biological sciences.[2] At Nature he devised and edits the "Futures" science-fiction series for which he won the Best Publisher award from the European Science Fiction Society in 2005.[3]

Aside from his work in biology, Henry Gee has gained notoriety in the Tolkien community as the author of The Science of Middle-earth, the editor of Mallorn, and the special correspondent on science matters - under the pseudonym of "Olog-Hai"[1] - at TheOneRing.net. In particular, as editor of Mallorn Gee has received both praise and criticism from members of The Tolkien Society due to the editorial changes which he has made to the journal. See also: Mallorn (journal)

Bibliography

Books

Journals (editor)

Articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Henry Gee, The Science of Middle-earth (London: Souvenir Press, 2005), p. 255
  2. "About the Editors", Nature
  3. "Announcements: Mallorn Turns Over a New Leaf" in Amon Hen, no. 208, November 2007, p. 6
  4. Henry Gee, The Science of Middle-earth (New York: Cold Spring Press, 2004); ISBN 0-285-63723-1
  5. Henry Gee, "Exhibition: A hobbit-forming show" in Nature, vol. 425, no. 6957, 2 October 2003, p. 455
  6. Henry Gee, "Kicking the hobbit habit" in Nature News, 8 November 2004
  7. Henry Gee, "In a hole in the ground" in Nature, vol. 446, no. 7139, 26 April 2007, pp. 979-80

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