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Robert Williams

Robert Williams

Professor Robert Williams FRS

Fellow


Elected: 1972

Biography

Professor Robert Williams FRS died on 21 March 2015.

Biographical Memoir

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Chemistry
    • Chemistry, biological
  • Earth and environmental sciences
    • Geochemistry
  • Biochemistry and molecular cell biology
    • Molecular microbiology
  • Organismal biology, evolution and ecology
    • Evolution
  • Other
    • Science education at secondary level

Awards

  • Bakerian Medal and Lecture

    On 'Natural selection of the chemical elements'.

  • Hughes Medal

    For his distinguished studies of the conformations of computer molecules in solution by the use of nuclear magnetic resonance.

  • Royal Medals

    In recognition of his contributions in clearly presenting the role of inorganic elements in biological systems.

  • UK-Canada Rutherford Lecture

    On 'A chemical view of evolution'.In recognition of his contributions in clearly presenting the role of inorganic elements in biological systems.

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