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Dr Geoffrey Thomas

Emerita/Emeritus Fellow, Fellow, Honorary Fellow

President Emeritus, Kellogg College

BSc Wales, MA Oxford, PhD Cambridge, FLSW

Director, University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education, 1986–2007; President, Kellogg College (formerly Rewley House), 1990–2007, now President Emeritus (Honorary Fellow, 2008)

Maesteg Grammar Sch.; UC of Swansea (BSc 1st Cl. Hons Physics); Churchill Coll., Cambridge (PhD 1966); Univ. of Oxford (MA)

Post-doctoral res., Cavendish Lab., University of Cambridge, 1966–67; Staff Tutor, UC of Swansea, 1967–78; Dep. Dir, Dept of Ext. Studies, University of Oxford, 1978–86; Fellow, Linacre College, Oxford, 1978–90, Honorary Fellow, 1990. Co-Chairman, Council on Scientific Literacy, Chicago Academy of Science, 1993–2005, Member, HEFCW, 2000–08. Visiting Scholar: Smithsonian Institution, 1986; Northern Illinois University, 1986; University of California, Berkeley, 1993; University of Washington, 1993; Harvard University, 1993; University of Georgia, 1999. Gov., University of Glamorgan, 2009–11; Chair, University of Wales Trinity St David, 2010–2014; Honorary Fellow: Trinity College, Carmarthen, 2007; Swansea Metropolitan University., 2009. Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, 2007; Fellow, Learned Society of Wales 2014.

(ed jtly) The Nuclear Arms Race, 1982; (ed jtly) Science and Sporting Performance, 1982; (ed jtly) University Continuing Education 1981–2006, 2010; numerous articles on public understanding of science, and on continuing education policy.