John Thoburn

John Thoburn


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It is with profound sadness that we share the news that Emeritus Reader John Thoburn died suddenly at his Norwich home on 4 November aged 81.

 John's memorial service is to be held at the Earlham Crematorium in Norwich on Thursday 1 December at 1.30.  

If you would like to remember him, please contribute to a charity he supported

Trussell Trust (tackling food poverty in UK) 

Practical Action (helping impoverished communities overseas)  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth


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