|Alma mater||University of Glasgow|
|Awards||Fellow of the Royal Society|
Robert H. Whytlaw-Gray, FRS (1877 – 1958) was an English chemist, born in London. He studied at the University of Glasgow and University College London and was Professor of Chemistry at the University of Leeds. He and William Ramsay isolated radon and studied its physical properties (density, weight).
After attending St Paul's School, Whytlaw-Gray studied at the University of Glasgow and at University College London. During his time at Glasgow, he was injured in an explosion during an attempt at diazotisation, and, after being found by Morris Travers, needed to be treated in hospital. He studied at the University of Bonn and was awarded his PhD in 1906.
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