Jack Lewis#

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Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:367
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Jack Lewis passed away July 17, 2014.

Positions Held
  • first Warden of Robinson College, the newest of the Cambridge colleges, from its foundation until 2001
  • 1970-1995 Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
  • 1967-1970 Professor of Chemistry, University College London
  • 1961-1967 Professor of Chemistry at the University of Manchester
  • 1956-1967 Lecturer at Imperial College London
  • 1953-1956 Lecturer at the University of Sheffield
  • 1949-1951 Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Nottingham

Fields of Scholarship
  • Inorganic chemistry of transition metal complexes

Honours and Awards
  • 1982 Knighted
  • 1985 Royal Society's Davy Medal
  • 1989 created Baron Lewis of Newnham
  • 2004 Recipient of the Royal Medal from the Royal Society
  • Member of the House of Lords, where he sits as a cross bencher
  • Member of a number of Select Committees on Science and Technology

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