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Dr Robert Smith

Post:Emeritus Reader (Physics and Astronomy)
Location:PEVENSEY 3 4C9
Email:R.C.Smith@sussex.ac.uk
Personal homepage:rcs.html

Telephone numbers
Internal:8974
UK:01273 678974
International:+44 1273 678974
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Biography

  • Emeritus Reader in Astronomy at Sussex (2006)
  • Head of Department, Physics and Astronomy (2003-04)
  • Dean, School of Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Science (2001-03)
  • Subject Chair, Physics and Astronomy (1996-2001)
  • Reader in Astronomy at Sussex (1996)
  • Senior Lecturer in Astronomy at Sussex (1990)
  • Lecturer in Astronomy at Sussex (1972)
  • Research Fellow, University of Sussex (1968)
  • Assistant (Lecturer), University of Glasgow (1966)
  • Assistant Warden, Wolfson Hall, University of Glasgow (1966-68)
  • PhD Meridional circulation in the atmospheres of uniformly rotating stars of early spectral type University of Glasgow (1968)
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics & Natural Philosophy, University of Glasgow (1963)
  • (Founding) Chair, Royal Astronomical Society's Membership Committee (1999-2006)
  • Convenor, Royal Astronomical Society's Instruments Committee (1983-2001)
  • Council Member, Royal Astronomical Society (1977-80, 1987-90, 2002-06; Vice-President 2004-06); member of several other RAS committees at various times
  • Editor, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society (1984-96; Managing Editor 1991-95)
  • Editor, The Observatory Magazine (1977-83)

Role

Emeritus Reader in Astronomy