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Authorised form of nameHuxley; Sir; Andrew Fielding (1917 - 2012)
SurnameHuxley
ForenamesAndrew Fielding
Dates1917 - 2012
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (22 November 1917)
Death:
30 May 2012
ActivityCell biologist
Career:
Cambridge University
Honours:
Kt 1974; OM 1983
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
17/03/1955
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1973; Nobel Prize (Physiology or Medicine) 1963, for discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane
Lectures:
Croonian 1967; Florey 1982; Blackett Memorial 1984
Council:
1960-1962, 1977-1979, 1980-1985; PRS 1980-1985
RelationshipsGrandson of Thomas Henry Huxley (FRS 1851); half-brother of Sir Julian Sorell Huxley (FRS 1938)
SourcesReferences:
Sir Andrew Huxley, 'Living With Electrical Impulses', review of Alan Hodgkin, Chance and Design. Reminiscences of Science in Peace and War in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 133-139, plate
Sir Andrew Huxley, 'Grandfather and Grandson' in NR 1983-84 vol 38 pp 147-151
Mariana Cook 'Faces of Science' 2005 pp76-77
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/101601990
Royal Society codeNA2769
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002339Huxley, Sir Andrew Fieldingnd
IM/002334Huxley, Sir Andrew Fieldingnd
GLB/65/47/175Brown to Andrew Huxley, University College London Department of Physiology 19 October 1961
GLB/65/9/9A F Huxley, Department of Physiology, University College London to Brown7 December 1965
GLB/65/9/10Brown to A F Huxley, Department of Physiology, University College London14 December 1965
GLB/65/47/174Brown to Andrew Huxley, University College London Department of Physiology 11 October 1960
GLB/65/47/177Brown to Andrew Huxley, University College London Department of Physiology 10 June 1966
GLB/65/47/178Brown to Andrew Huxley, University College London Department of Physiology 21 July 1967
GLB/65/47/173Andrew Huxley, University College London Department of Physiology to Brown6 October 1960
GLB/65/47/176Andrew Huxley, University College London Department of Physiology to Brown24 October 1963
GLB/65/61/13Brown to A F Huxley, Department of Physiology, University College London3 October 1967
GLB/65/9/8Brown to A F Huxley, Department of Physiology, University College London3 December 1965
P/0179Portrait of Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding1985
HWT/24/2/2Correspondence and papers regarding Royal Society policy subsequent to the Russian invasion of CzechoslovakiaAugust 1968 - December 1969
IM/GA/WRS/9191Huxley, Sir Andrew Fieldingnd
IM/002338Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding27 January 1981
IM/002335Huxley, Sir Andrew Fieldingnd
EC/1955/13Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/SGA/11560Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding1985
IM/002340Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding28 September 1985
JV/11/7/112Letter from Sir Andrew Huxley, PRS to Sir John Vane31 December 1983
IM/002337Huxley, Sir Andrew FieldingNovember 1980
IM/002336Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding15 September1975
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