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Lindop, Prof. Patricia Joyce, (Mrs G. P. R. Esdale) locked

Born 21 June 1930; 2nd c of Elliot D. Lindop and Dorothy Jones; m 1957, Gerald Paton Rivett Esdale (d 1992); one s one d ; died 1 Feb. 2018

Professor of Radiation Biology, University of London, 1970–84, now Emeritus; Chairman, Thames Liquid Fuels (Holdings) Ltd, since 1992


Malvern Girls’ Coll.; St Bartholomew’s Hospital Med. Coll.; BSc (1st cl. Hons), MB, BS, PhD; DSc London 1974; MRCP 1956; FRCP 1977


Registered GP, 1954. Research and teaching in physiology and medical radiobiology at Med. Coll. of St Bartholomew’s Hosp., 1955–84. UK Mem., Council of Pugwash Confs on Science and World Affairs, 1982–87 (Asst Sec. Gen., 1961–71); Mem., Royal Commn on Environmental Pollution, 1974–79; Chm. and Trustee, Soc. for Education in the Applications of Science, 1968–91; Member: Cttee 10 of ICRU, 1972–79; ESRO-NASA, 1970–74; Soc. for Radiol Protection, 1987–. Member Council: Science and Society, 1975–90; Soc. for Protection of Science and Learning, 1974–86; formerly Mem. Council, British Inst. of Radiology; Chairman: Univ. of London Bd of Studies in Radiation Biology, 1979–81; Interdisciplinary Special Cttee for the Environment, 1979–81. Governor, St Bartholomew’s Hosp. Med. Coll., 1984–. Hon. Member: RCR, 1972; ARR, 1984. Ciba Award, 1957; Leverhulme Res. Award, 1984


in field of radiation effects


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