Professor William G Hill

Professor William Hill

photo: Anne-Katrin Purkiss

The Genetics Society is saddened to learn of the death of Professor William G. Hill FRS, on 17th December 2021.  Professor Hill was an eminent quantitative and population geneticist and recipient of the Society “Centenary Year” Mendel Medal (2019).

Professor Hill (Bill) was also a friend and much respected colleague of many Genetics Society members and beyond.  We send our sincere condolences  to his family, and plan to publish a longer tribute in 2022.

The Society has compiled a special tribute of personal memories, anecdotes and photographs of Bill.  If you have anything of your own that you would like to add, please forward to the website editor or honorary secretary