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Professor John C. Brown

10th Astronomer Royal for Scotland

Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Glasgow

Leverhulme Emeritus Research Fellow

(formerly Regius Professor of Astronomy, University of Glasgow)

Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh

Honorary Professor, University of Aberdeen

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Professor John C. Brown
School of Physics and Astronomy
Kelvin Building
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Scotland, UK


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Tel.  +44 (0) 141 330 5182    
Fax. +44 (0) 141 330 8600

Tel.  +44 (0) 141 330 4152
Fax. +44 (0) 141 330 8600


Key Links

Astronomy and Astrophysics Group

School of Physics and Astronomy

Glasgow University

Other links

Observatories and Professors of Astronomy at GU

Regius Professors of Astronomy at GU

Some Historical Astronomical Posts in Britain and Ireland





RAS medal

RAS Gold Medal for Geophysics 2012



A very successful day of FREE talks & discussion by eminent experts, for the general public (ages 8 and up) was held on SATURDAY MARCH 9th, 2013 in Edinburgh


20th October 2012: Glenelg, Scotland twins with Glenelg on Mars!

May 2012: Professor John Brown awarded Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship

January 2012: Professor John Brown awarded RAS Gold Medal

Presentation: 28th March 2012

RAS Medal

Roger Davies (President of the RAS) presenting the RAS Gold Medal