James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
Cedric Smith (statistician)
Cedric Austen Bardell Smith (5 February 1917 – 10 January 2002) was a British statistician and geneticist. Smith was born in Leicester to John Bardell Smith, an engineer, and Ada Smith (née Horr...
Albert Hugh Smith
Albert Hugh Smith OBE (24 February 1903 - 11 May 1967) was a scholar of Old English and Scandinavian languages and played a major part in the study and publication of English place-names.Hugh Smith wa...
Miklós Laczkovich
Miklós Laczkovich (born 21 February 1948) is a Hungarian mathematician mainly noted for his work on real analysis and geometric measure theory. His most famous result is the solution of Tarski's circl...
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Sue Black (computer scientist)
Dr Sue Black, FBCS, FRSA (born 1962) is an English computer scientist. She is a Senior Research Associate at University College London, England. She was previously Head of the Department of Informati...
Mary Douglas
Dame Mary Douglas, DBE, FBA (25 March 1921 – 16 May 2007) was a British anthropologist, known for her writings on human culture and symbolism, whose area of speciality was social anthropology. Douglas...
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Richard Wollheim
Richard Arthur Wollheim (5 May 1923 – 4 November 2003) was a British philosopher noted for original work on mind and emotions, especially as related to the visual arts, specifically, painting. Wollhe...
William Wyse
William Wyse (born 19 March 1860 in Stratford, London, died 29 November 1929 in Halford) was a classical scholar, noted for his work on the Attic orator Isaeus, and a benefactor of the University of C...
Chimen Abramsky
Chimen Abramsky (September 12, 1916 – March 14, 2010) was emeritus Professor of Jewish Studies at University College London. His first name is pronounced Shimon. Abramsky was born in Minsk, the ...
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Lisa Jardine
Lisa Anne Jardine (born 12 April 1944), née Lisa Anne Bronowski, is a British historian of the early modern period. From 1990 to 2011 she was Centenary Professor of Renaissance Studies and Director o...
David Woolf Marks
Rev Prof David Woolf Marks (22 November 1811 – 3 May 1909) was a Hebrew scholar and an English rabbi of Reform Judaism. He served as professor of belles-lettres at Wigan College, Liverpool, and profe...
Noel Frederick Hall
Noel Frederick Hall (1902–1983) was an economist and academic who was one of Britain's earliest post-war specialists in business theory and education. He was Professor of Political Economy at Universi...
Jon Driver
Jonathon Stevens "Jon" Driver, FMedSci, FBA (4 July 1962 – 28 November 2011) was a psychologist and neuroscientist.
Driver received his BA/MA in Experimental Psychology in 1984 and a D Phil...
John W. Tait
John W. Tait (born 1945) is a British Edwards Professor of Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and was the head of the department till 2010. He received his Ph.D in ...
Frank Kermode
Sir John Frank Kermode FBA (29 November 1919 – 17 August 2010) was a British literary critic best known for his work The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction, published in 1967 (revise...
Anthony Todd Thomson
Anthony Todd Thomson (7 January 1778 – 3 July 1849) was a Scottish doctor and pioneer of dermatology.
His father Alexander Thomson was Postmaster-General, a member of the council of the Province o...
Barbara Pearse
Barbara Mary Frances Pearse FRS (born 24 March 1948, Wraysbury, Buckinghamshire, England) is a British biological scientist. She works at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology i...
James Heckman
James Joseph Heckman (born 19 April 1944) is an American economist and Nobel laureate. He is the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the and Director at the Center for the Ec...
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William Twining
William Twining is the Emeritus Quain Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London. He is a leading member of the Law in Context movement and has contributed especially to jurisprudence, ev...
Lindsey Hughes
Lindsey Hughes (4 May 1949 – 26 April 2007) was a British historian who studied seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Russia, especially the reign of Peter the Great. She authored biographies of P...