Interviewees

A-F

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Space engineer

Mary Almond, 1950s

Mary Almond

Physicist

Dr Charlotte Armah

Charlotte Armah

Nutritional Biochemist

Professor Sir Eric Ash

Eric Ash

Electronics engineer

Mike Baillie, 2012

Mike Baillie

Dendrochronologist

Rick Battarbee, 2010

Rick Battarbee

Palaeolimnologist

Nigel Bell, Imperial College, 2010. Photo Fran Monks

Nigel Bell

Environmental scientist

Mary Lee and Conway Berners-Lee, 1954

Mary Lee Berners-Lee

Computer scientist

Mary Lee and Conway Berners-Lee, 1954

Conway Berners-Lee

Computer scientist

Harry Bhadeshia FRS in his office in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

Harry Bhadeshia

Metallurgist

Ray Bird, 2012

Ray Bird

Computer engineer

Digitisation tables at the British Antarctic Survey, 1978

Barbara Bowen

Research and editorial assistant

Richard Brett-Knowles and radar valve

Richard Brett-Knowles

Electronics engineer

Ron Bridle as Chief Highway Engineer, 1977

Ron Bridle

Civil engineer

Tony Brooker in his 20s

Tony Brooker

Computer scientist

David Cartwright, 1970s

David Cartwright

Oceanographer

John Charnley in his Whitehall office, 1973

John Charnley

Aeronautical engineer

Peter Chester (courtesy National Power Picture Unit)

Peter Chester

Physicist

Jenny Constant, 2013

Jenny Constant

Materials scientist

Mary Coombs, 2012

Mary Coombs

Computer programmer

Russell Coope working in his home study during retirement, 2011.  Image courtesy Sarah Lazarus and AHOB Project

Russell Coope

Palaeoentomologist

John Coplin, mid 1970s

John Coplin

Aeronautical engineer

Alan Cottrell as Master of Jesus College

Alan Cottrell

Materials scientist

James Crease, 2012

James Crease

Oceanographer

Dr David Davies

David Davies

Geophysicist

Ralph Denning, 1957

Ralph Denning

Aeronautical engineer

John Dewey, 2010

John Dewey

Geologist

Bob Dickson in the Faroes, 2006

Bob Dickson

Oceanographer

Roy Dommett, 2012

Roy Dommett

Aeronautical engineer

Professor Dame Ann Dowling, 2006.  Photo: University of Cambridge under licence CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Ann Dowling

Aeronautical engineer

Dai Edwards, 1949

David 'Dai' Edwards

Computer engineer

Stan Evans, Halley Bay, 1956

Stanley Evans

Physicist

Joseph Farman in his office, late 1980s

Joseph Farman

Atmospheric scientist

Brian Flowers, c. 1974

Brian Flowers

Physicist

Mike Forrest, 2011

Michael Forrest

Physicist

Steve Furber, 2009.  Photo Peter Howkins, CC BY-SA 3.0 license

Steve Furber

Computer scientist

G-M

Roy Gibson as the first Director General of the European Space Agency, 1979

Roy Gibson

Scientific manager

Andrew Gilchrist

Meteorologist

John Glen

John Glen

Physicist

Bob Graham, 2002

Bob Graham

Space engineer

Dick Grove in Arolla, 1966

Dick Grove

Geographer

Professor Sanjeev Gupta

Sanjeev Gupta

Geologist

Mike Hall

Mike Hall

Laboratory manager

Peter Head

Peter Head

Civil engineer

Julia Higgins in lab with thermodynamics on the blackboard, 1990

Julia Higgins

Polymer scientist

Dennis Higton at home in retirement

Dennis Higton

Aeronautical engineer

Cyril Hilsum, 2011

Cyril Hilsum

Physicist

Peter  Hirsch

Peter Hirsch

Materials scientist

Tony Hoare, c.1975

Tony Hoare

Computer scientist

George Hockham, 1978

George Hockham

Electronics engineer

Ralph Hooper, 1968 © BAE SYSTEMS

Ralph Hooper

Aeronautical engineer

Andy Hopper, 2013

Andy Hopper

Computer scientist

John Houghton on Met Office roof, 1991

John Houghton

Atmospheric scientist

Colin Humphreys, 2013

Colin Humphreys

Materials scientist

Dr Mah Hussain-Gambles, MBE

Mah Hussain-Gambles

Pharmacologist and entrepreneur

Professor Saiful Islam in his office at the University of Bath.

Saiful Islam

Materials chemist

Tom Jackson, 2013

Tom Jackson

Electronics engineer

David Jenkinson. Photo courtesy of Rothamsted Research.

David Jenkinson

Soil scientist

Anthony Kelly, 2012

Anthony Kelly

Materials scientist

Julia King

Materials scientist

Desmond King-Hele at former RAE Farnborough, 2011

Desmond King-Hele

Mathematician

John Kington, 2000

John Kington

Meteorologist

Aaron Klug, 1997

Aaron Klug

Molecular biologist

Frank Land, c.1947

Frank Land

Information theorist

Anthony Laughton while Director of the Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, 1978–1988

Anthony Laughton

Oceanographer

John Lindgren, 2013

John Lindgren

Geographer

James Lovelock 1990s

James Lovelock

Geochemist

Jassel Majevadia

Jassel Majevadia

Physicist

Melvyn Mason, Madingley Rise, Cambridge, 2012

Melvyn Mason

Technician in geophysics

Michael McIntyre, 1990s

Michael McIntyre

Mathematician

Dan McKenzie after winning the Crafoord Prize in 2002

Dan McKenzie

Geophysicist

John Mitchell, 1988

John Mitchell

Climate scientist

Stephen Moorbath, Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford University, 1983

Stephen Moorbath

Geochemist

Roger Moreton at RAE Farnborough

Roger Moreton

Materials scientist

N-S

Dr Jo Shien Ng

Jo Shien Ng

Electronics Engineer

John Nye c. 1980. Bristol.

John Nye

Physicist

Dr Donald Palmer in his office at the Royal Veterinary College, London.

Donald Palmer

Immunologist

Tim Palmer, 2013

Tim Palmer

Meteorologist

Bob Parkinson after the award of his PhD, 1965

Bob Parkinson

Space engineer

Michael Parsons, 1965

Michael Parsons

Civil engineer

Max Perutz in his eighties

Max Perutz

Molecular biologist

Chris Rapley, 2007

Chris Rapley

Climate scientist

Frank Raynor in protective suit, 1957

Frank Raynor

Technician

Dr Mark Richards

Mark Richards

Physicist

Joseph Rotblat

Joseph Rotblat

Physicist

John Scott-Scott, 2012

John Scott-Scott

Aeronautical engineer

Stephanie Shirley as the first ever national Ambassador for Philanthropy, 2009

Stephanie Shirley

Computer scientist, entrepreneur and philanthropist

Julia Slingo, 2013

Julia Slingo

Meteorologist

Alan Smith, 2012

Alan Smith

Geologist

Norman Smith, July 2011

Norman Smith

Technician in oceanography

Stephen Sparks, 2009

Stephen Sparks

Volcanologist

Howard Stevens, Bosham, June 2009

Howard Stevens

Civil engineer

Charles Swithinbank on Alexander Island, Antarctica, 1975

Charles Swithinbank

Glaciologist

T-Z

Janet Thomson in Antartica, 1985

Janet Thomson

Geologist

Geoff Tootill at Manchester University in the computer laboratory named in his honour

Geoff Tootill

Electrical engineer and computer designer

Peter Trier at his Farewell Dinner at Brunel University, 1999 © Brunel University

Peter Trier

Electronics engineer

Sue Vine in the 1960s

Sue Vine

Research assistant

Fred Vine, 1970

Fred Vine

Geophysicist

Richard West, 2011

Richard West

Quaternary botanist and geologist

Ray Wheeler, portrait

Ray Wheeler

Aeronautical engineer

Maurice Wilkes.  Photograph: John Robertson

Maurice Wilkes

Computer scientist

Maurice Wilkins, 1993

Maurice Wilkins

Biophysicist

Carol Williams

Carol Williams

Geophysicist

Ann Wintle, 2002

Ann Wintle

Physicist

Eric Wolff at the British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, England, 2013

Eric Wolff

Climate scientist

Martin Wood

Scientific instrument designer and entrepreneur

Audrey Wood at her computer

Audrey Wood

Scientific instrument designer and entrepreneur

John Woods and (left) Paul Merchant, 2011. Photo Dr Silvana Vallerga

John Woods

Oceanographer

Philip Woodworth

Philip Woodworth

Oceanographer

Harry Yeadon, 1940s

Harry Yeadon

Civil engineer