Robert Alexander Rankin

1915 - 2001

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Robert Rankin was Professor of Mathematics at Glasgow for many years. He worked on number theory and the theory of functions.
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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. The Edinburgh Mathematical Society: the first hundred years (1883-1983) Part 1
  2. Obituary: The Scotsman
  3. Obituary: The Independent

Honours awarded to Robert Rankin
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BMC morning speaker1953, 1969
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1955
EMS President1957
EMS President1978
LMS Senior Whitehead Prize1987
LMS De Morgan Medal winner1998


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