John Campbell BROWN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1947-02-04
Education Dumbarton Acad, Univ of Glasgow (numerous undergraduate prizes and bursaries, Denny Medal, Kelvin Prize and Medal, BSc, PhD, DSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations oil painting, jewellery making, woodwork, magic, cycling, walking, photography, reading
Clubs N/A
Style Prof John C Brown, FRSE
Career Univ of Glasgow: lectr in astronomy 1968-78, sr lectr 1978-80, reader 1980-84, prof of astrophysics 1984-96, regius prof of astronomy 1996-2010, emeritus prof 2010-; hon prof: Univ of Edinburgh 1996-, Univ of Aberdeen 1997-; Astronomer Royal for Scotland 1995-; visitorships: Harvard-Smithsonian Observatory Massachusetts 1967 and 1969, Univ of Tübingen 1971-72, Univ of Utrecht 1973-74, Australian Nat Univ 1975, NCAR High Altitude Observatory Colorado 1977 and 2010, Univ of Maryland 1980, Nuffield science research fell Univ of Amsterdam and Univ of Calif San Diego 1984, Brittingham prof Univ of Wisconsin Madison 1987, Univ of Sydney 1993, Spinoza visiting fell Univ of Amsterdam 1999, Trinity Coll Dublin 2011; visiting fell: Eigenodische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich 1999, Centre Nationale de Recherche Spatial (CNRS) Paris Observatory 1999, Universities Space Research Assoc (USRA) NASA Goddard 1999; visiting prof Univ of Alabama Huntsville 2003-, visiting scientist Univ of California Berkeley 2005; memb Cncl RSE 1997-; Marlar lectr Rice Univ TX 2006; Inst of Physics Award for Promoting Public Understanding of Physics 2003, Royal Astronomical Soc Gold Medal (Geophysics) 2012; FRAS 1973, FRSE 1984, FInstP 1996
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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