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Bernard E. Leake

Bernard Elgey Leake BSc PhD (Liverpool) DSc (Bristol) DSc (Glasgow) FRSE FGS graduated in Geology in 1952 and started life-long research on the geology of Connemara, metamorphic and igneous petrology; amphiboles; 170 publications. Lecturer–Reader in Bristol University 1957–74; Professor of Geology & Honorary Keeper of the Geological Collections, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University 1974–97 now Emeritus. Lyell Medal 1977;  Research Fellowships: Leverhulme, 1955–7 Liverpool and 2000–2 Cardiff; Gledden 1986 Western Australia; Erskine 1999 Canterbury, New Zealand.  President Geological Society 1986–88; Mineralogical Society 1998–99.  Biographer JW Gregory FRS. Since 1997 Honorary Research Fellow, Cardiff University.

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