Academic History

1959-1962    Undergraduate at Exeter University, leaving with honours degree in physics.

1962-1965    Postgraduate research in St Andrews University, leaving with PhD in theoretical physics.

1965-1967    Postdoctoral research in theoretical physics at Bristol University, as Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Fellow.

1967-1974    Lecturer in Physics at Bristol University.

1974-1979    Reader in Physics at Bristol University

1979-1988    Professor of Physics at Bristol University

1988-2006    Royal Society Research Professor at Bristol University.

2006-present    Melville Wills Professor of Physics at Bristol University (Emeritus)