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educator , physicist

Edward John Thomas, British Physicist, educator. Chartered physicist. Fellow Royal Society Arts; member Institute Physics, U. Council for Adult and Continuing Education (treasurer 1987-1993), European Universities Continuing Education Network (secretary general since 1992).

Background

Thomas, Edward John was born on November 25, 1937 in Plymouth, Devon, England. Son of John Henry and Lily Elizabeth Jane (Stephens) Thomas.

Education

Master of Arts, U. Oxford, 1967; Master of Science, U. London, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Manchester, 1968.

Career

Research scientist, General Electric Company Ltd., London, 1962-1964; lecturer, U. Manchester, 1964-1968; staff tutor, U. Bristol, 1968-1980; senior lecturer, U. Bristol, 1980-1981; director continuing education, U. Bristol, 1981-1993; professor continuing education, U. Bristol, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Chartered physicist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Type II Superconductivity, 1969, From Quarks to Quasars, 1977.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Arts. Member Institute Physics, U. Council for Adult and Continuing Education (treasurer 1987-1993), European Universities Continuing Education Network (secretary general since 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, walking, eating.

Connections

Married, 1964; children. Katherine Grace, Gerard William.

father:
John Henry Thomas

mother:
Lily Elizabeth Jane (Stephens) Thomas