Robert Ferrier

Biography of Robert Ferrier

Robert Ferrier
Robert Ferrier

Robert Patton Ferrier held the Chair of Natural Philosophy at the University from 1973 to 2002. He was Emeritus Professor of Natural Philosophy and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Ferrier was educated at Glebelands School and Morgan Academy in Dundee. He graduated BSc and was awarded a PhD from the University of St Andrews. He held research posts at various institutions including the Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell and the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. He became a Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge in 1965. He was Lecturer in Physics at the University of Cambridge from 1971 until 1973.

Professor Robert Ferrier died on 30th September 2012.


Robert Ferrier

Born 4 January 1934.
Died 30 September 2012.
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Record last updated: 9th Oct 2012

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