Brian FOSTER

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1954-01-04
Education Wolsingham Secdy Sch, Queen Elizabeth Coll London (Dillon Prize, Andrewes Prize, BSc), Univ of Oxford (MA, DPhil)
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Recreations football (supporter of Sunderland FC), golf, cricket, skiing, climbing, walking, history, politics, biography, music, playing the violin
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Style Prof Brian Foster, OBE, FRS
Career research assoc: Rutherford Appleton Lab 1978-82, Imperial Coll of Science and Technol 1982-84; Univ of Bristol: lectr Dept of Physics 1984-92, PPARC advanced fell 1991-97, reader Dept of Physics 1992-96, head Particle Physics Gp 1992-2003, prof of experimental physics 1996-2003, emeritus prof 2003; prof of experimental physics Univ of Oxford 2003- (head Subdepartment of Particle Physics 2004-11), professorial fell Balliol Coll Oxford 2003-, Alexander von Humboldt prof Univ of Hamburg and DESY 2011-; numerous positions with ZEUS experiment DESY Hamburg 1985- (incl spokesman 1999-2003), actg dir Adams Inst for Accelerator Science Univ of Oxford/Royal Holloway Univ of London 2004-05; involved with numerous cncls, ctees and panels incl: memb Particle Physics Ctee SERC 1986-90, chm Nuclear and Particle Physics Division Inst of Physics 1989-93, memb Scientific Cncl Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron Hamburg 1999-2010, memb PPARC 2001-07 (chm Particle Physics Ctee 1996-99, co-chm Science Ctee 1996-99 (memb 2001-07)), chm European Ctee for Future Accelerators 2002-05 (and ex-officio memb Cncl CERN), European dir of global design effort for Int Linear Collider 2005-13, European dir Linear Collider Collaboration 2013-, memb Main Panel B and chm Physics Subpanel Research Excellence Framework 2011-; advsr to govt oppn spokesmen on science and technol 1993-97; Special European Physical Soc Prize in Particle Physics (awarded jtly for discovery of the gluon) 1995, Research Prize Alexander von Humboldt Fndn 1999, Max Born Medal and Prize Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft/Inst of Physics 2003, Alexander von Humboldt Fndn Research Professorship 2010; MRI 1979, FInstP 1992 (memb Cncl 2009-13), memb BAAS 1993 (recorder Physics Section 1994-97), FRS 2008
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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