George Adrian Horridge
|Born||12 December 1927|
|Awards||FRS (1969), FAA (1971)|
|Institutions||University of St Andrews Australian National University|
Horridge was born in Sheffield, England, where he attended King Edward VII School. He obtained a scholarship to St John's College, Cambridge in 1946. He earned a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was appointed to a Fellowship in Chemistry at St. John's in 1953. From 1960 till 1969 he was Director of the Gatty Marine Laboratory at the University of St Andrews. From 1969 till 1993 he was a professor at the Research School of Biological Sciences at the Australian National University, and subsequently Emeritus Professor. He lives in Yarralumla, Canberra.