George Kohnstam's Research Group

[Dr George Kohnstam (born 1920, December 25) took up a lectureship in physical chemistry in 1950, became a senior lecturer in 1959 and then reader in 1962. His appointment in August 1981 as principal of the Graduate Society (Ustinov College from 2003), after nine years as vice-principal, ended his requirement to undertake chemistry research. In retirement (from 1986), he lived at Durham. He died in 1997, on June 21.]

Group members, by year of joining (Each postgraduate listed obtained the qualification shown.)

1951 Beldon Bensley and Ian A. Kemp Ph.D.s (i.e. on October 1 started a Ph.D. study period of 36 months full-time); 1956 Brian Shillaker Ph.D., H.J. Malcolm Fitches and Derek Fothergill M.Sc.s (i.e on October 1 started an M.Sc. study period of 12 months full-time); 1958 Alan Queen Ph.D. (see also Kenneth Musgrave's Research Group and obituary); 1959 George R. Cowie and William Featherstone M.Sc.s, John R. Fox Ph.D.; 1960 D. Tidy Ph.D.; 1961 Eric Jackson Ph.D; 1962 Michael D. Hallas Ph.D., Edward F. Brittain M.Sc.(May start); 1964 Eric Jackson (research assistant, 24 months), Stanley M. Rowan M.Sc.; 1965 M. Helen Booth [surname changed by marriage in 1966 to Boon] (associated senior demonstrator from October 1, 36 months); 1966 Denis Routledge (research assistant, 12 months); Mark R. Penty Ph.D., Bashir A. Akhtar and Christopher J. Weedon M.Sc.s; 1967 Denis Routledge (associated senior demonstrator from October 1, 24 months); Alan Whitehead Ph.D., Bernard J. Hawley (July start) M.Sc.; 1968 James A. Deuchar and Brian Pigg M.Sc.s, David Heckles (technical support, full-time, to 1975); 1969 Barry J. Gregory (associated senior demonstrator from October 1, 36 months), George K. Pickup M.Sc.; 1970 Donald J. Reid Ph.D.; 1972 K. Michael Jinks (associated senior demonstrator from October 1 (36 months).

[For comments about life as a newly arrived lecturer reporting to George Kohnstam, see Jack Yarwood's contribution to Decades - 60s.]

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