Page 11, 3rd February 1939

3rd February 1939
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Page 11, 3rd February 1939 — POPE HONOURS IRISH SCIENTIST

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Professor Arthur Conway, F.R.S., Professor of Mathematical Physics at University College, Dublin, has been appointed by the Pope to be a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. He will occupy the seat left vacant by the late Lord Rutherford.

This is the first time an Irishman has been appointed to a seat in this academy.

DISTINGUISHED CAREER Professor Conway, who took an Oxford degree, is now Vice-President and Registrar of University College. Last year he received honorary degrees from Dublin University and St. Andrews University, Scotland. He is also President of the Royal Irish Academy.

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