Former IOP president Sir Denys Wilkinson has died

26 May 2016

Sir Denys Wilkinson, a former president of the Institute of Physics, has died at the age of 93.

Former IOP president Sir Denys Wilkinson has died
University of Sussex

Sir Denys, an eminent nuclear physicist, was vice-chancellor of the University of Sussex (1976–89) and had a building named after him at the University of Oxford, where he headed the Department of Nuclear Physics for 14 years.

An obituary of Sir Denys has been published in the Guardian and a tribute will be published soon on the Obituaries page on MyIOP.