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Woodwardian Professor of Geology

Index Woodwardian Professor of Geology

The Woodwardian Professor of Geology is a professorship held in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge. [1]

21 relations: Adam Sedgwick, Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop of Ely, Conyers Middleton, David A. Hodell, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Harry B. Whittington, John Edward Marr, John Hailstone, John Michell, John Woodward (naturalist), List of professorships at the University of Cambridge, Nick McCave, Oliver Bulman, Owen Thomas Jones, Royal College of Physicians, Royal Society, Thomas Green (geologist), Thomas McKenny Hughes, University of Cambridge, W. B. R. King.

Adam Sedgwick

Adam Sedgwick (22 March 1785 – 27 January 1873) was a British priest and geologist, one of the founders of modern geology.

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Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.

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Bishop of Ely

The Bishop of Ely is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Ely in the Province of Canterbury.

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Conyers Middleton

Conyers Middleton (27 December 1683 – 28 July 1750) was an English clergyman.

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David A. Hodell

David A. Hodell (born 1958) is a geologist and paleoclimatologist.

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Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

The Department of Earth Sciences at Cambridge is the University of Cambridge's Earth Sciences department.

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Harry B. Whittington

Harry Blackmore Whittington FRS (24 March 1916 – 20 June 2010) was a British palaeontologist who made a major contribution to the study of fossils of the Burgess Shale and other Cambrian fauna.

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John Edward Marr

John Edward Marr FGS FRS (14 June 1857 – 1 October 1933) was a British geologist.

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John Hailstone

John Hailstone (13 December 1759 – 9 June 1847) was an English geologist He was placed at an early age under the care of a maternal uncle at York, and was sent to Beverley school in the East Riding.

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John Michell

John Michell (25 December 1724 – 29 April 1793) was an English natural philosopher and clergyman who provided pioneering insights in a wide range of scientific fields, including astronomy, geology, optics, and gravitation.

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John Woodward (naturalist)

John Woodward (1 May 1665 – 25 April 1728) was an English naturalist, antiquarian and geologist, and founder by bequest of the Woodwardian Professorship of Geology at Cambridge University.

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List of professorships at the University of Cambridge

This is a list of professorships at the University of Cambridge.

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Nick McCave

Ian Nicholas 'Nick' McCave (born 3 February 1941) is a British geologist, who was the Woodwardian Professor of Geology at the University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences from 1985 to 2008 and a fellow of St John's College from 1986 to present.

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Oliver Bulman

Oliver Meredith Boone Bulman (20 May 1902 – 18 February 1974) was a British palaeontologist.

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Owen Thomas Jones

Owen Thomas Jones, FRS FGS (16 April 1878 – 5 May 1967) was a Welsh geologist.

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Royal College of Physicians

The Royal College of Physicians is a British professional body dedicated to improving the practice of medicine, chiefly through the accreditation of physicians by examination.

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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Thomas Green (geologist)

Thomas Green (c. 1738 – 2 June 1788) was an English geologist, Woodwardian Professor of Geology at the University of Cambridge between 1778 and his death.

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Thomas McKenny Hughes

Thomas McKenny Hughes (17 December 1832 – 9 June 1917) was a Welsh geologist.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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W. B. R. King

William Bernard Robinson King, OBE MC FRS (12 November 1889 – 23 January 1963) was a British geologist.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodwardian_Professor_of_Geology

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