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History of science educator

Vance Mark Dornford Hall, Tanzanian history of science educator. Fellow Royal Society Chemistry (honorary secretary history science group 1977-1980); member British Society History Science, International Society History Science. Club: Whispers (Kuala Lumpur).

Background

Hall, Vance Mark Dornford was born on June 6, 1949 in Dar es Salaam, Tanga, Tanzania. Son of Mark Gordon and Olga Christina (Martins) Hall.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Oxford University, England, 1973. Master of Science, London University, 1974. Diploma Imperial College of Science and Technology, London University, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy, London University, 1977.

Career

Tutor history of science The Open University, England, 1975-1982, postdoctoral research fellow England, 1976-1980. Senior lecturer Aarhus University, Denmark, 1981. Professor University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, since 1982, visiting professor Institute for Higher Studies Malaysia.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: A History of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, 1987. Co-author: Recent Developments in History of Chemistry, 1985. Co-editor: Darwin to Einstein, 1980.

      Free-lance journalist The Star, The Sunday Star, Kuala Lumput, since 1983. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Chemistry (honorary secretary history science group 1977-1980). Member British Society History Science, International Society History Science. Club: Whispers (Kuala Lumpur).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fiction writing, jazz criticism, social philosophy, counselling.

Connections

1 child, Justin Vance.

father:
Mark Gordon Hall

mother:
Olga Christina (Martins) Hall

child:
Justin Vance Hall