Hector Munro Macdonald

1865 - 1935

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Hector Macdonald graduated from Aberdeen and Cambridge Universities. He stayed on at Cambridge and won the Adams prize. He returned to Aberdeen as Professor. He did important work on electromagnetic waves.
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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. H M Macdonald addresses the British Association in 1934
  2. Macdonald criticises Educational Endowments Commission
  3. Obituary: The Times
  4. Obituary: Scotsman
  5. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Hector Macdonald
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Fellow of the Royal Society1901
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1905
Royal Society Royal Medal1916
LMS President1916 - 1918


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