John Mackintosh Howie
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He won the Keith Prize of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1979-81. He was Regius Professor of Mathematics at the University of St Andrews from 1970-1997. No successor to this chair was named until 2015 when Igor Rivin was appointed.
- Mathematics Panel, Scottish Examination Board 1967-73; Convener from 1970
- Chairman, Scottish Central Committee for Mathematics 1975-81
- President, Edinburgh Mathematical Society 1973-74
- London Mathematical Society :
- Council 1982-88, 1989–92
- Vice-president 1986-88, 1990–92
- Chairman of Education Committee 1985-89
- Chairman of Public Affairs Committee 1990-92
- Member of Dunning Committee 1975-77
- Chairman of Governors, Dundee College of Education 1983-87
- Governor, Northern College of Education 1987-2001
- Chairman, Scottish Mathematical Council 1987 -93
- Chairman, Committee to review fifth and sixth years (Howie Committee) 1990-92
- Council, Royal Society of Edinburgh 1992-1995
- Chairman, Steering Committee, International Centre for Mathematical Sciences 1991-97.
- Published on Monday 23 January 2012 00:00. "Obituary: Professor John Howie, academic who helped reform Scottish education - Obituaries". Scotsman.com. Retrieved 2012-01-23.
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "John Mackintosh Howie", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- John Mackintosh Howie at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Short CV at St. Andrews
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