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science historian

Crosbie Wimperis Smith, Irish science historian. Member British Society for the History of Science (honorary secretary 1989-1996, honorary editor since 1999), History of Science Society.

Background

Smith, Crosbie Wimperis was born on October 19, 1949 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Son of Jack Crosbie and Doreen Esther (Wimperis) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, University Cambridge, England, 1972. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, 1975.

Career

Research fellow University Kent, Canterbury, England, 1975-1977, lecturer, 1977-1991, senior lecturer, 1991-1994, reader, 1994-1999, professor, since 1999.

Works

Membership

Member British Society for the History of Science (honorary secretary 1989-1996, honorary editor since 1999), History of Science Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Lobster fishing, coastal navigation.

Connections

father:
Jack Crosbie Smith

mother:
Doreen Esther (Wimperis) Smith