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.