Richard Dixon (scientist)

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Richard Newland Dixon (born 25 December 1930) FRS is a British chemist noted for his work in the field of thermal or optical properties of matter.[1]

He was born in Borough Green, Kent the son of Robert T and Lilian Dixon He was educated at The Judd School, King's College London (BSc, 1951) and at St Catharine's College, Cambridge (PhD, 1955).[2] He married Alison Birks in 1954.[3]

He currently works as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, and was awarded the Rumford Medal in 2004.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Bristol University - News from the University". Bristol University. Retrieved 2009-01-25. 
  2. ^ ‘DIXON, Prof. Richard Newland’, Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2016
  3. ^ Google Books International Who's Who