Leslie Colin (Les) EBDON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-01-26
Education Imperial Coll London (BSc, DIC, PhD)
Books & Publications Publications An Introduction to Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (1982, 2 edn 1988)
Recreations vegetable gardening, Baptist lay preacher
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Les Ebdon, CBE
Career lectr in chemistry Makerere Univ Uganda 1971-73, lectr rising to sr lectr in analytical chemistry Sheffield City Poly 1973-80; Plymouth Poly (later Poly SW then Univ of Plymouth): reader rising to prof of analytical chemistry 1981-89, head Dept of Environmental Science 1989, VG prof of analytical chemistry 1989-2003, dep vice-chllr (academic) 1989-2003; vice-chllr and chief exec: Univ of Luton 2003-06, Univ of Bedfordshire 2006-12; dir Fair Access to HE 2012-; dir Univ of Luton Enterprises Ltd 2003-; chair: Masters Courses in Chemistry Review Panel EPSRC 1997, Mass Spectrometry Serv Review Gp EPSRC 1998, Assoc of Univs in the E of England 2006-, Million + 2007-; memb: Central Science Lab Review Gp 1995, Structure and Bonding Coll EPSRC 1995-2006, Certification Evaluation Panel European Cmmn 1997, Research Proposal Evaluation Panel European Cmmn 1998, Nat Cncl for Educnl Excellence 2007-, Measurement Bd Dept of Innovation, Univs and Skills 2007-; RSC: chair Pubns Bd 1991-97, memb Cncl 1991-2008, chair Strategy and Resources Bd 2003-05; Universities UK: memb Strategy Gp on Leadership, Mgmnt and Governance 2003-06, memb Health Ctee 2003-, chair Policy Ctee on Student Experience 2006-, memb Bd 2006-; DTI: memb Prog Mgmnt Ctee DTI/SERC LINK Prog on Techniques of Analytical and Physical Measurement 1990-95, SQMAC (Measurement Advsy Ctee) Steering Gp and Working Pty 1990-2007, memb Measurement Advsy Ctee 1999-2007, chair Valid Analytical Measurement Working Gp 1999-2007; memb Mgmnt Bd BIS 2007-; chair Editorial Bd Chemistry World 2002-08, author of over 250 papers in refereed jls and over 300 conf presentations; Schools lectr Analytical Div RSC 1986, 13th SAC Silver Medal for Analytical Chemistry RSC, Benedetti-Pichler Meml Award American Microchemical Soc 1995; dir: Centre for Competitiveness Ltd 2003-08, Luton Dunstable Partnership 2004-07, Beds and Luton Economic Devpt Partnership 2004-09; tstee Nat Marine Aquarium 1998-2007; memb Beds and Luton LSC 2004-08; Hon DSc Univ of Plymouth 2008; ARCS, FRSC 1971, CChem 1971, MCIWEM 1975, FRSA 2008
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