kidzsearch.com > wiki Explore:web images videos games
Robert May, Baron May of Oxford
|The Lord May of Oxford|
|Born||Robert McCredie May|
8 January 1936
|Died||28 April 2020 (aged 84)|
Oxford, England, U.K.
|Institutions||Imperial College London|
University of Oxford
|Alma mater||University of Sydney|
Robert McCredie May, Baron May of Oxford, HonFAIB (8 January 1936 – 28 April 2020) was an Australian scientist. He was President of the Royal Society from 2000 to 2005. He is a professor at the University of Sydney and Princeton University. He was a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords from 2001 until his retirement in 2017.
May was a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and an appointed member of the council of the British Science Association. He was also a member of the advisory council for the Campaign for Science and Engineering.
- MAY OF OXFORD, Baron. Who's Who. 2017 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whoswho/U27082. (subscription needed)
- "List of Fellows". Royal Academy of Engineering. http://www.raeng.org.uk/about-us/people-council-committees/the-fellowship/list-of-fellows.
- Bradbury, Jane (2000). "Sir Robert May: A new face at the Royal Society". The Lancet 356 (9227): 406–736. . .
- "Advisory Council of the Campaign for Science and Engineering". http://www.sciencecampaign.org.uk/about/who/advisory.htm. Retrieved 11 February 2011.
- "Robert May, former UK chief scientist and chaos theory pioneer, dies aged 84" (in en). 2020-04-29. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/29/robert-may-former-uk-chief-scientist-led-chaos-theory-lord-dies-aged-84.
- "Robert May, an Uncontainable ‘Big Picture’ Scientist, Dies at 84". The New York Times. 12 May 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/11/science/robert-may-dead.html. Retrieved 12 May 2020.