William Peddie

1861 - 1946

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William Peddie graduated from Edinburgh University and then lectured in Physics. He was appointed Professor of Physics at Queen's College Dundee and held this post for 37 years. He was a founder member of the EMS and became President in 1895 and 1932.
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A Poster of William Peddie

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. Obituary: Edinburgh Mathematical Notes
  3. Obituary: Scotsman

Honours awarded to William Peddie
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EMS Founder Member1883
Fellow of the Royal Society of EdinburghElected 1887
EMS President1895, 1932


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