Arnold Whittaker WOLFENDALE

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1927-06-25
Education Stretford GS, Univ of Manchester (BSc, PhD, DSc)
Books & Publications
Recreations gardening, travel
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Sir Arnold Wolfendale, FRS
Career prof of physics Univ of Durham 1965-92 (now emeritus); Astronomer Royal 1991-95; Home Office, Civil Defence, later regnl scientific advsr 1958-81, chm N Region Manpower Service Cmmn's Job Creation Programme 1975-78; pres: Royal Astronomical Soc 1981-83, Antiquarian Horological Soc 1993-, European Physics Soc 1999-2001; chm: Cosmic Ray Cmmn of IUPAP 1982-84, Astronomy and Planetary Science Bd SERC 1988-94 (memb SERC 1988-94); pres Durham Univ Soc of Fells 1988-94; Freeman Worshipful Co of Clockmakers 1991, Hon Freeman Worshipful Co of Scientific Instrument Makers 1993; Hon DSc: Bucharest Univ, SW Bulgaria Univ, Potchefstroom Univ, Lódź Univ, Univ of Central Lancs, Univ of Teeside, Univ of Newcastle upon Tyne, Open Univ, Paisley Univ, Lancaster Univ, Univ of Durham, Univ of Bolton, Univ of Turku; Univ of Turku medal 1987, Observatory medal Armagh 1992, Marian Smoluchowski medal Poland 1992, Harrison Medal Worshipful Co of Clockmakers 2006; Bakerian lecture and prize Royal Soc 2002; foreign fell: Nat Acad of Sciences of India 1990, Indian Nat Sci Acad 1991, Tata Inst of Fund Research Bombay; foreign assoc Royal Soc of South Africa; FRS, FInstP (pres 1994-96), FRAS
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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