Roger Francis GRIFFIN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1935-08-23
Education Caterham Sch, St John's Coll Cambridge (major open scholar, BA, PhD, ScD)
Books & Publications Publications A Photometric Atlas of the Spectrum of Arcturus (1968), A Photometric Atlas of the Spectrum of Procyon (with R E Griffin, 1979); numerous papers in professional jls incl more than 200 in one particular series
Recreations joinery, running (completed London Marathon eleven times, 2014 time 4 hrs 48 mins)
Clubs Cambridge Univ Hare and Hounds
Style Prof Roger Griffin
Career Carnegie fell Mt Wilson Observatory Calif 1960-61, jr asst observer Cambridge Observatories 1962-65, research fell St John's Coll Cambridge 1962-65, Mr & Mrs John Jaffé research fell Royal Soc 1965-70, conslt astrophysicist to St John's Coll Cambridge 1970-72, John Couch Adams astronomer 1972-92, fell St John's Coll Cambridge 1972- (memb Cncl 1976-81, sec Cncl 1977-81), asst dir of research Inst of Astronomy Univ of Cambridge 1973-92, prof of observational astronomy Univ of Cambridge 2001-02 (reader 1992-2001); guest investigator, visiting assoc and visiting observer at several observatories in Europe and the Americas; ed The Observatory Magazine 1963-85; memb: Br Astronomical Assoc 1949, Royal Astronomical Soc 1957 (memb Cncl 1968-70 and 1988-90), Int Astronomical Union 1961 (pres Radial Velocity Cmmn 1973-76), Astronomical Soc of the Pacific 1965, Astronomical Soc of India 1983; Sir Henry Strakosch Award to visit South African observatories 1958, Jackson-Gwilt Medal and Gift Royal Astronomical Soc 1980, int conf held in honour 1991
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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