Robert Alfred SHAW

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1924-11-02
Education Univ of London (BSc, PhD, DSc)
Books & Publications
Recreations reading, music, travelling, skiing, fencing, history of medicine
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Robert A Shaw
Career WWII Royal Fusiliers and Queen's Royal Regt UK, India, SE Asia command 1944-47; Birkbeck Coll Univ of London: asst lectr 1953-56, lectr 1956-65, prof of chemistry 1965-90, prof emeritus 1990-; co-dir of an EC sponsored int research project in chemistry with Poland 1994-2004, co-dir of int research projects in chemistry: with Indian Inst of Science Bangalore 1971-81, with Turkey 1998- and 2002-; pioneer in interdisciplinary and international res collaboration interested in teamwork and leadership issues; author of more than 350 pubns, mainly chemistry, some also on educn, third world countries and history of medicine; plenary lectr to Turkish Chemical Congress Konya 2002 and Kars 2004; memb Academic Policy Ctee of the Inter-Univ Cncl for Higher Educn Overseas 1976-81, UNESCO conslt to Turkish Govt 1977, main speaker and memb Organising Ctee of Conf sponsored by Institut Mondial du Phosphate Rabat Morocco 1977, main speaker on Life-long Educn in Koblenz W Germany 1978, fndr memb and was on steering ctee of Univ of the Third Age London; Dr (hc): Univ Paul Sabatier Toulouse 1978, Gebze Inst of Technol Turkey 2005; memb Soc of Chemical Indust; CChem, FRSC
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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