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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



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RAS Gold Medal for Geophysics 2012

Saturday 28th March 2015, 9.30 -17.00, Edinburgh

Science & Magic of Light, the Universe and Everything


A warp speed tour of our amazing universe with world leading scientists and magicians.

Check website for updates to Programme

NB: The advertised Ceilidh (and stargazing) in the evening have been CANCELLED

Previous events:


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

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