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Regius professor

Brit a person appointed by the Crown to a university chair founded by a royal patron
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It was Sir William Osler (1849-1919), that great physician and Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford, who suggested that the syndrome should be relabelled 'Parry's Disease', and I agree
Episcopal church, is currently distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and served as regius professor of divinity at Oxford University from 2004 to 2009.
By a nice irony--and there's considerable irony in Hesketh's compact and elegant study it was George Macaulay Trevelyan, great-nephew of Lord Macaulay, future Regius Professor and best-selling author, who got the better of his predecessor J.
After his retirement as Regius Professor at Cambridge, his Australian friends prepared a festschrift for him--appropriately a special volume of Parergon [14.
He had attained all the formal trappings of professional success by his death in 2003: he had been Regius Professor at Oxford, master of Peterhouse College at Cambridge, and Lord Dacre of Glanton, made a life peer in 1979.
He could be kind and helpful to students and former students like Felix Raab, Valerie Pearl and Blair Worden but, by and large, it is not an agreeable personal portrait which emerges here of Oxford's Regius Professor.
The story has been told frequently: how Nuffield grew close to a group including the Regius Professor of Medicine, Sir Farquhar Buzzard, and the surgeon Hugh Cairns; how he came to share their vision of a postgraduate school of clinical medicine in Oxford (turning the Radcliffe Infirmary from a provincial voluntary hospital into a first-class teaching base); how he offered the University 1.
He was Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge from 1988 to 1996, and he is a Fellow of Trinity College.
He served as regius professor of civil engineering and mechanics at the University of Glasgow from 1855 to 1872 and was a member of many organisations, holding fellowships of the Royal Society of London and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Butterfield wrote twenty-two books; became Professor of Modern History at Cambridge in 1944; was appointed Master of Peterhouse, his college, in 1954; and was elected Regius Professor of History in 1963.
Professor Brown, Regius Professor of Astronomy at Glasgow University, has made a major contribution to our knowledge of solar flares, high-energy radiation, hot stellar winds and comets and meteors.
En 1959 se traslada a Oxford, donde es nombrado Regius Professor of Divinity, y canonigo de Christ Church Cathedral.