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Authorised form of nameAshby; Eric (1904 - 1992); Baron Ashby of Brandon, Suffolk
Dates1904 - 1992
NationalityBritish
Date of birth24/08/1904
Date of death22/10/1992
ActivityEducation:
City of London School (1916-1923); D.Sc. (London); L.L.D. (St Andrews, Aberdeen); Sc.D (Dublin); D.Sc. (National University Ireland); D.Litt. (Western Ontario)
Career:
Professor of Botany, University of Sydney; Professor of Botany, Manchester University; Vice-Chancellor, later Chancellor, Queen's University, Belfast; Master of Clare College, Cambridge; Vice-Chancelor, Cambridge University
Hon. Fellow, Imperial College London
Honours:
Kt 1956; Baron 1973
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election21/03/1963
Age at election58
Royal Society activityLectures:
Bernal 1971
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1995 vol 41 pp 1-18, plate, by J Heslop-Harrison
Royal Society codeNA6610
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1963/02Ashby, Eric: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WRS/9121Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby of Brandon Suffolknd
WF/289Grant application from Girton College, Cambridge, to the Wolfson Foundation1968-2010
RR/61/18Second referee's report by John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, on a paper 'Heterosis and the inheritance of quantitative characters' by Eric AshbyMay 1937
RR/61/17Referee's report by John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, on a paper 'Heterosis and the inheritance of quantitative characters' by Eric AshbyMarch 1937
WF/123Grant application from British Association for the Advancement of Science to the Wolfson Foundation1964-1974
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