Guildford two

November 18, 1994

Can any current -- as opposed to emeritus -- British academic claim a longer period of continuous service than that inspired by the University of Surrey? At the same time as saying goodbye to Anthony Kelly, Britain's longest-serving vice chancellor, the university also lost Peter Miodownik, professor of metallurgy, who entered the then Battersea Polytechnic in 1946 and has spent the past 48 years as student and teacher at Guildford.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments