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MEI Online: People News: Europe: August 7th 2017


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:: Prof. Keith Atkinson, 1942-2017


Born in Port Talbot, South Wales, on 16th October 1942, Keith Atkinson was appointed a geology lecturer at CSM in 1969, becoming Vice Principal in the late 1980s. He became Head of CSM in 1994, and after the merger with the University of Exeter became Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University in 1997, where he was responsible for restructuring and for helping establish the University’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.

Through his research in geology, he was author and editor of two text books and of over 50 scientific articles in learned journals. Geologists around the world will be familiar with Ore Deposit Geology, co-authored in 1986 with his fellow CSM geologist Richard Edwards. A past President of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, he was awarded their Bolitho Gold Medal for ‘Services to Geology’ in 1998.

Read the full article "Memories of Prof. Keith Atkinson" in the MEI Blog: min-eng.blogspot.co.uk/2017/08/memories-of-prof-keith-atkinson




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