Robert Geoffrey William ANDERSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1944-05-02
Education Univ of Oxford (BSc, MA, DPhil)
Publications N/A
Recreations N/A
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Dr R G W Anderson, FRSE, FSA
Career asst keeper: Royal Scottish Museum 1970-75, Science Museum 1975-78; dep keeper Wellcome Museum of the History of Medicine 1978-80, keeper of chemistry Science Museum 1980-84 (sec Advsy Cncl 1978-80); dir: Royal Scottish Museum 1984-85 (formerly curator of the history of science), Nat Museums of Scotland 1985-92, British Museum 1992-2002; fell Inst for Advanced Study Princeton 2002-03, by-fell Churchill Coll Cambridge 2003-04, visiting fell CCC Cambridge 2004-05, fell Clare Hall Cambridge 2006- (vice-pres 2009-); memb Cncl: Soc for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry 1978- (chm 2006-), Gp for Scientific Technological and Medical Collections 1979-83, Br Soc for the History of Sci 1981-84 (pres 1988-90), Scottish Museums 1984-91, Museums Assoc 1988-92; memb Editorial Bd: Annals of Sci 1981-, Annali di Storia della Scienza 1986-2006, Journal of the History of Collections 1993-; sec Royal Scottish Soc of Arts 1973-75, pres Scientific Instrument Cmmn Int Union of the History and Philosophy of Sci 1982-97, memb Br Nat Ctee for the Hist of Sci 1985-89, memb Bd Chemical Heritage Fndn Philadelphia 2006- (vice-chm 2012-); tstee Boerhaave Museum Leiden 1994-99, pres Assoc of Independent Libraries 2003-; Dexter Prize American Chemical Soc 1986; Hon DSc: Edinburgh 1995, Durham 1998; hon fell St John's Coll Oxford 2002; FRSC 1984, FSA 1986, FRSE 1990, Hon FSA Scot 1991; Commandeur Ordre des Arts et des Lettres 2002
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Food and drink etiquette

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