Brian Flowers#

Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:fofqg 'at' clumsies.demon.co.uk
Membership Number:5
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Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009 - leave of absence
  • 1994 - 2001 chancellor of the University of Manchester
  • 1985 - 1990 Vice-chancellor, University of London
  • 1973 - 1985 Rector of Imperial College London, University of London
  • 1967 - 1973 chairman of the Science Research Council
  • 1961 - 1972 Langworthy Professor of physics
  • 1958 - 1961 Professor of theoretical physics at the University of Manchester
  • 1952 - 1958 Head of the theoretical physics division at AERE
  • 1950 - 1952 member of the department of mathematical physics at the University of Birmingham
  • 1946 - 1950 researcher in nuclear physics and atomic energy at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment (AERE)
  • 1944 - 1946 Anglo-Canadian Atomic Energy Project Tube Alloys


Fields of Scholarship


Honours and Awards

  • member of the council of the Academia Europaea from 1988 to 1991
  • knighted in 1969
  • life peer with the title Baron Flowers on 20 February 1979
  • Fellow of the Royal Society ( 1961)
  • Officer of the French Légion d'honneur (1981)


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