Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology
Covering a diverse range of subjects including astronomy, behaviour, civil engineering, mineral extraction, textiles and zoology, this updated dictionary has over 50,000 entries.
- Hardback | 1344 pages
- 166 x 254 x 60mm | 1,859.72g
- 01 Sep 1999
- London, United Kingdom
- Revised edition
About Peter Walker
Professor Peter Walker is a member of many prestigious societies and has enjoyed a long and distinguished scientific career. A graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge, he spent 10 years on the staff of the Medical Research Council, working on the quantitative localization of DNA. Appointed Royal Society Research Fellow in molecular biology at Edinburgh University in 1958, he became professor of Natural History there in 1966. He went on to become Director of Medical Research Council Mammalian Genome Unit in 1973, a post which he held for seven years. subsequently, he has worked on many government committees, including the Advisory Committee on Medical Research in Scotland and the Chief Scientists Committee of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.