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.