Notices 2014

The Royal Society regrets to announce the deaths of the following Fellows in 2014

Dr Mary Frances Lyon FRS
15 May 1925 - 25 December 2014 (elected 1973)
Formerly member of the Scientific Staff of the Medical Research Council.
Medal: Royal (1984)

Professor Donald Charlton Bradley FRS
7 November 1924 - 20 December 2014 (elected 1980)
Emeritus Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Queen Mary University of London
Medal: Royal (1998)

Professor Michael John O'Hara FRS
22 February 1933 - 24 November 2014 (elected 1981)
Honorary Professor, Aberystwyth University
Council service: 1986 - 1988
Durham University obituary

Sir Henry Harris FRS
28 January 1925 - 31 October 2014 (elected 1968)
Regius Professor of Medicine Emeritus, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford
Medal: Royal (1980)
Lectures: Croonian (1971), Claude Bernard (1984)
Council service: 1971-1972
The Guardian obituary

Professor John Raymond Postgate FRS
24 June 1922 - 22 October 2014 (elected 1977)
Emeritus Professor of Microbiology and formerly Director, Agricultural and Food Research Council Unit of Nitrogen Fixation, University of Sussex
Lecture: Leeuwenhoek (1992)
University of Sussex obituary

Professor John Hugh Westcott FREng FRS
3 November 1920 - 10 October 2014 (elected 1983)
Emeritus Professor of Control Systems, University of London and Senior Research Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London

Dr Richard Maitland Laws CBE FRS
23 April 1926 - 6 October 2014 (elected 1980)
Formerly Director, British Antartic Survey and Master St Edmund's College, Cambridge
St Edmund's College notification

Professor David Colin Sherrington FRS
5 March 1945 - 4 October 2014 (elected 2007)
Professor of Polymer Chemistry, WestCHEM Graduate School of Chemistry, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde

Professor Paul Fatt FRS
13 January 1924 - 28 September 2014 (elected 1969)
Emeritus Professor of Biophysics, University College London

Professor Jacques Friedel ForMemRS
11 February 2021 - 27 August 2014 (elected 1988)
Emeritus Professor of Solid State Physics, Universite of Paris Sud

Professor John Bryce McLeod FRS
23 December 1929 - 20 August 2014 (elected 1992)
University Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
University of Oxford obituary

Professor Benton (Seymour) Rabinovitch FRS 
19 February 1919 - 2 August 2014 (elected 1987)
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington

Professor Ronald Charles Newman FRS
10 December 1931 - 30 July 2014 (elected 1998)
Emeritus Professor, Centre for Electronic Materials and Devices, Imperial College London
Imperial College London obituary

Professor Brian Leonard Eyre CBE FREng FRS
29 November 1933 - 28 July 2014 (elected 2001)
Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Materials, University of Oxford
Oxford Materials obituary

Lord Lewis of Newnham Kt FRS
13 February 1928 - 17 July 2014 (elected 1973)
Emeritus Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cambridge and former Warden, Robinson College, Cambridge
Medals: Davy (1985), Royal (2004)
Lecture: Bakerian (1989)
Council Service: 1982-1984, 1996-1998
Vice-President: 1983-1984
Cambridge News

Professor Peter Robert Marler ForMemRS
24 February 1926 - 5 July 2014 (elected 2008)
Emeritus Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis
UC Davis obituary

Professor Anthony Kelly CBE DL FREng FRS
25 January 1929 - 3 June 2014 (elected 1973)
Fellow of Churchill College and Distinguished Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.
Lectures: Bakerian (1995), Humphrey Davy (1995) and UK - Canada Rutherford (2004)
Council Service: 1996-1998
Churchill College website

Professor Walter Jakob Gehring ForMemRS
20 March 1939 - 29 May 2014 (elected 1997)
Biozentrum, University of Basel.
Biozentrum obituary

Professor (John) Jake MacMillan FRS
13 September 1926 - 12 May 2014 (elected 1978)
Emeritus Professor of Organic Chemistry and Senior Research Fellow, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol.
Bristol University obituary

Professor Colin Trevor Pillinger CBE FRS
9 May 1943 - 7 May 2014 (elected 1993)
Professor of Planetary Science, Planetary and Space Sciences Institute, The Open University and Emeritus Gresham Professor of Astronomy, Gresham College.
Lecture: Faraday (2011)
Guardian obituary
Telegraph obituary

Dr Julian Hart Lewis FRS
12 August 1946 - 30 April 2014 (elected 2012)
Emeritus Scientist, London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK and formerly Head, Vertebrate Development Laboratory.

Professor Robin Holliday FRS
6 November 1931 - 9 April 2014 (elected 1976)
Formerly Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Molecular Science, Australia and formerly Head of Division of Genetics, National Institute for Medical Research, London
Medal: Royal (2011)
NIMR obituary

Professor James Alexander Green FRS
26 February 1926 - 07 April 2014 (elected 1987)
Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, University of Warwick
University of Warwick obituary

Professor Michael Franz Lappert FRS
31 December 1928 - 28 March 2014 (elected 1979)
Research Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, School of life Sciences, University of Sussex.
University of Sussex obituary

Professor Kenneth Wade FRS
13 October 1932 - 16 March 2014 (elected 1989)
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, University of Durham.
University of Durham webpage

Professor Iain Donald Campbell FRS
24 April 1941 - 5 March 2014 (elected 1995)
Emeritus Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford and Emeritus Research Fellows, St John's College, Oxford.
Lecture: Croonian (2006)
The Guardian: Occam's Corner

Professor Bryan Campbell Clarke FRS
24 June 1932 - 27 February 2014 (elected 1982)
Professor Emeritus of Genetics, Institute of Genetics, University of Nottingham.
Medal: Darwin (2012)
Council service: 1994-1996
Telegraph obituary

Dr Edward Irving CM FRS
27 May 1927 - 25 February 2014 (elected 1979)
Emeritus Research Scientists, Pacific Geosciences Centre, Department of Natural Resources,  Canada
Victoria Times Colonist obituary

Professor Lorna Ann Casselton CBE FRS
18 July 1938 - 13 February 2014 (elected 1999)
Emeritus Professor of Fungal Genetics, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford.
Lecture: Rutherford Memorial (2008), Blackett and Jagdish Chandra Bose (2008)
Council Service: 2001-2003, 2006-2011
Foreign Secretary: 2006-2011
Vice-President: 2006-2011
Peter Williams' personal tribute
The Guardian obituary

Sir Diarmuid Downs CBE FREng FRS
23 April 1922 - 12 February 2014 (elected 1985)
Formerly Chairman, Ricardo Consulting Engineers plc
Institution of Mechanical Engineers obituary

Professor Alan Roy Katritzky FRS
18 August 1928 – 10 February 2014 (elected 1980)
Kenan Professor of Organic Chemistry and Director of the Florida Center for Heterocyclic Compounds, University of Florida.
The Gainesville Sun obituary

Professor Gerald Beresford Whitham FRS
13 December 1927 – 26 January 2014 (elected 1965)
Emeritus Professor of Applied Mathematics, California Institute of Technology
Pasadena Star-News obituary

Professor James Francis Tait FRS
1 December 1925 - 2 February 2014 (elected 1959)
Emeritus Professor of Physics as applied to Medicine, University of London and formerly Co-Director, Biophysical Endocrinology Unit, Middlesex General Hospital.

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