Professor Ronald Milne, 1930-20143 March 2014Ronald Milne, former Dean of Engineering and a major contributor to research in aeronautics, died recently. Professor Gareth Padfield and Professor Dick Clements offer a tribute.
Dr Yon Richard Mayhew, 1924-201317 February 2014Dr Yon (‘John’) Mayhew, who taught in the Department of Mechanical Engineering for some 40 years, died in late 2013. Professor Robert Adams offers a tribute to an engineer who co-authored a highly influential textbook on engineering thermodynamics.
Tony Philpott, 1938-201414 February 2014Generations of Bristol Geography staff and students will learn with sadness of the death in January of Tony Philpott at the age of 75. Emeritus Professor Peter Haggett offers a tribute.
Professor Richard Peace, 1933-20139 January 2014Richard Peace, Emeritus Professor of Russian at the University of Bristol, died on 5 December 2013. Former colleague Professor Derek Offord offers this tribute.
Steve Pass, 1958-201328 November 2013Luke Taylor remembers Steve Pass, former Systems Development Team Leader in IT Services, who passed away this month.
Jeffrey Spittal, 1924-201328 November 2013Charles Jeffrey Spittal (known as Jeffrey), former Librarian-in-charge of the Queen’s Building Library, died in October aged 89. Jennifer Scherr offers a tribute.
Professor John Kent, 1923 - 201330 October 2013John Kent, Emeritus Professor of Theology at the University of Bristol, died on 2 October 2013. Former colleague Dr Sean Gill offers a tribute.
Donald Whaley, 1933-201323 October 2013Donald Whaley, retired librarian in the School of Geographical Sciences from 1969 to 1998, died in a traffic accident in September 2013 at the age of 80. His colleagues Edward Thomas and Peter Haggett recall his life.
Dr John Wilson, 1938-201315 October 2013Dr John Wilson, retired George Wills Senior Research Fellow in Physics, died on 7 October after a short bout of intense illness, following prostate cancer with which he battled from 2001. Professors Nigel Hussey and Stephen Hayden offer this appreciation.
Derek Parsons, 1933-20139 September 2013Derek Parsons, retired Lecturer and Departmental Administrator in Physics, died suddenly on 22 August. Professor Robert Evans offers an appreciation.
Robert Golding, 1953-20135 September 2013Bob Golding, a cleaner in the Richmond Building, has died. Liz Lynch, Site Services Manager, offers a tribute.
Joan Skuse, 1929-201328 August 2013Joan Skuse, former Domestic Supervisor for Social Science and Priory Road, passed away in August.
Dan Hill, 1984-20139 August 2013Dan Hill, who worked in the School of Social and Community Medicine and before that in the Department of Social Medicine in a number of different roles on a wide variety of projects for nearly a decade, died suddenly on 28 May 2013, aged 29 years. Professor Jenny Donovan offers this tribute.
Professor Geoffrey Hanks, 1946-201324 July 2013Geoffrey Hanks, Emeritus Professor of Palliative Medicine at the University of Bristol, died on 27 June 2013. Professor Karen Forbes and Dr Colette Reid offer an account of his life and achievements.
Ann Hulley, 1966-201323 July 2013Ann Hulley, a cleaner based in Senate House, died in July. Liz Lynch, Site Services Manager, offers a tribute.
Dr Cherida Hopper, 1962-201317 July 2013Dr Cherida Hopper, researcher, administrator and Trial Manager at the University of Bristol, died in June aged 51 after a long illness. Professor Chris Salisbury remembers her 'maturity and integrity, her calm acceptance, and her positivity'.
Dr Kenneth Heaton, 1936-201317 July 2013Dr Kenneth Heaton, formerly Reader in Medicine at the University of Bristol, died this spring after a short illness. His colleague, Professor Chris Probert, offers a tribute.
Professor J Brian Chappell, 1930-20135 July 2013Professor Brian Chappell, a founding member of the (then) Department of Biochemistry at Bristol in 1964, has died aged 83. Longtime colleagues Dr JD McGivan and Emeritus Professor OTG Jones offer a tribute.
Professor Mick Aston, 1946-201325 June 2013Professor Mick Aston, Emeritus Professor of Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bristol, a pioneer of landscape archaeology, a prolific author and a tireless campaigner for access to academia, died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday night aged 66.
Professor Martin Lowson, 1938-201321 June 2013Professor Martin Lowson, Emeritus Professor of Advanced Transport and former Head of Aerospace Engineering, has died aged 75. Colleagues offer an appreciation of his life and achievements.