William George Aitken

Biography of William George Aitken

The Bill Aitken Prize was founded in 1985 by Mrs Evelyn Aitken in honour of her late husband. Dr William George Aitken (1923-1984) graduated BSc from the University in 1947 and obtained his PhD in 1959. He became Director of the Geological Survey of Nyasaland (now Malawi) and Reader in Applied Geology at the University of Strathclyde.


William George Aitken

Born 25 July 1923.
Died 14 May 1984.
University Link: Alumnus
Occupation categories: geologists
Record last updated: 27th Aug 2007

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