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John Mason

Sir John Mason CB FRS


Elected: 1965

Interests and expertise

Subject groups


  • Bakerian Medal and Lecture

    On 'The physics of the thunderstorm'.

  • Royal Medals

    in recognition of his distinguished research on cloud physics and, as Director-General of the Meteorological Office, his broadening and strengthening of research in meteorology in the UK.

  • Rumford Medal

    In recognition of his distinguished contributions to meteorology, particularly the physics of clouds.

  • Rutherford Memorial Lecture

    Given in Canada.