Brian Flowers#

Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:5
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:bflowers
Elected:1988


Brian Flowers passed away June 25, 2010.

Positions Held
  • 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
  • Nuclear physics
  • Atomic energy

Honours and Awards
  • 1988 - 1991 Member of the council of the Academia Europaea
  • 1987 Awarded the Glazebrook Medal by the Institute of Physics
  • 1981 Officer of the French Légion d'honneur
  • 1979 Life peer with the title Baron Flowers
  • 1969 Knighted
  • 1968 Institute of Physics Ernest Rutherford Medal and Prize
  • 1961 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Founding Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales


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