Authorised form of nameEverett; Douglas Hugh (1916 - 2002); chemist
Dates1916 - 2002
Place of birthHampton, Middlesex, England
Date of birth26/12/1916
Place of deathBristol
Date of death24/06/2002
Stanley Road Primary School, Hampton, Middlesex and Hampton School (1928); Reading University (1935-1938)
Research assistant at University College, Dundee; Balliol College Oxford as Ramsay Memorial Fellow, awarded DPhil in 1942; during WW2 recruited to the Special Operations Executive, senior scientific officer at "The Frythe", Hertfordshire, commissioned major (1944); ICI Fellow, Oxford University (1945-1947); Fellow, Lecturer and Tutor, Exeter College (1947-1948); Professor of Chemistry, Dundee University College, St Andrews University (1948-1954); Leverhulme Professor of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry, Bristol University (1954-1982)(Emeritus); Dean of the Faculty of Science, Bristol University (1966-1968); Pro-Vice Chancellor, Bristol University (1973-1976); President of the Faraday Division of the Chemical Society (1976-1978); President of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists (1988-1990); President of the chemical section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1979-1980); Vice-President and General Secretary of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1983-1988)
MBE 1946
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election20/03/1980
Age at election63
RelationshipsMarried (1942) Frances Jessop (died 1999)
Obituary in The Independent (01/08/2002)
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2004 vol 50 pp 93-107 , plate, by Ronald Ottewill
J S Rowlinson, 'The war time work of Hinshelwood and his colleagues' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 161-175
Royal Society codeNA4396
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/67/148Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'The dissociation constants of the methylammonium ions and the basic strengths of the methylamines in water' by Douglas Hugh Everett and W F K Wynne-JonesNovember 1940
RR/69/22Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'Kinetics of the base-catalysed bromination of diethyl malonate' by Ronald Percy Bell, Douglas Hugh Everett and Hugh Christopher Longuet-Higgins1945
IM/GA/JGRS/8232Everett, Douglas Hughnd
IM/004957Baker, Wilson21 March 1996
IM/000206Baker, Wilson21 March 1996
IM/004955Baker, Wilson21 March 1996
IM/004956Baker, Wilson21 March 1996
EC/1980/09Everett, Douglas Hugh: certificate of election to the Royal Society1978
RR/65/80Referee's report by Arthur John Allmand, on a paper 'The dissociation of the ammonium ion and the basic strength of ammonia in water' by Douglas Hugh Everett and W F K Wynne-Jones2 September 1938
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