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Authorised form of nameMurphy; Robert (1806 - 1843)
SurnameMurphy
ForenamesRobert
Dates1806 - 1843
Dates and placesBirth:
Mallow (1806)
Death:
London (12 March 1843)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Patron was John Dillon Croker who led a public subscription to enable him to go to Cambridge; BA (1829), third wrangler in mathematics, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; MA (Cantab) 1832
Career:
Dean of Gonville and Caius College (1831); became a teacher (1833); examiner in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, University of London (1838); Honorary Member of the Royal Cork Institution (1838)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1834
RelationshipsSon of a shoemaker; never married
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Irish Innovators
Royal Society codeNA2542
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1834/30Murphy, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/1/168Referee's report by George Peacock, on a paper 'Analysis of the roots of equations' by Robert Murphy[1837]
RR/1/167Referee's report by George Peacock, on a paper 'First memoir on the theory of analytical operations' by Robert Murphy8 February 1837
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