Obituary: Professor Keith Ruddock
Kennard, Christopher, The Independent (London, England)
Keith Ruddock was an outstanding scientist who all his adult life was committed to teaching and research at Imperial College, London.
He was born into a South Wales mining village; its culture and the influences of his family were never to leave him. His family's love of music and concern for the social causes of the Welsh valleys led to his abiding love of opera and to his passionate commitment to socialism.
His family had great ambitions for him and at West Monmouth Grammar School his exceptional mathematical abilities were recognised. In 1957 he became a student in the Physics Department at the Imperial College of Science and Technology, and there he spent the …
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Publication information: Article title: Obituary: Professor Keith Ruddock. Contributors: Kennard, Christopher - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: December 24, 1996. Page number: 8. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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