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Presidents of the Society

Links from names are to Presidential Addresses (note copyright statement below) or to information about unavailable Presidential Addresses. The first five Presidents did not deliver a Presidential Address as such; the first to give an Address was Professor James Drever in 1935.

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2017-2018

Nicola Gale (President Elect)

2016-2017

Professor Peter Kinderman

2015-2016

Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes

2014-2015

Professor Dorothy Miell

2013-2014

Dr Richard Mallows

2012-2013

Dr Peter Banister

2011-2012

Dr Carole Allan

2010-2011

Dr Gerry Mulhern

2009-2010

Sue Gardner

2008-2009

Dr Elizabeth Campbell (b. 13 June 1954, d. 2 April 2010) obituary

2007-2008

Professor Pam Maras

2006-2007

Ray Miller

2005-2006

Dr Graham Powell

2004-2005

Professor Ken Brown

2003-2004

Emeritus Professor Alexander (Zander) Wedderburn

2002-2003

Professor Graham Davey

2001-2002

Professor Victoria Geraldine (Vicki) Bruce

2000-2001

Dr Tommy MacKay

1999-2000

Patricia Frankish

1998-1999

Dr Ingrid Cecilia Lunt

1997-1998

Professor Christopher Noel Cullen

1996-1997

Margaret Valerie McAllister

1995-1996

Professor Stephen Edward Newstead

1994-1995

Professor Geoffrey Anthony Lindsay

1993-1994

Dr Ann Mary Colley

1992-1993

Professor Edgar Miller

1991-1992

Revd Dr Fraser Norman Watts

1990-1991

Professor Peter Edwin Morris

1989-1990

Professor Maurice Anthony Gale (b. 23 April 1937, d. 22 August 2006) interviewobituary

1988-1989

Professor Anthony John Chapman

1987-1988

Professor Lea S. Pearson (d. 5 April 1995, aged 52) obituary

1986-1987

Dr David Legge

1985-1986

Professor Robert Maclaughlin Farr

1984-1985

Professor Charles Ian Howarth

1983-1984

Dr Halla Beloff

1982-1983

Dr Ralph R. Hetherington (b. 1917, d. 23 February 2000) obituary

1981-1982

Professor Derek Ernest Blackman

1980-1981

Professor Kevin J. Connolly

1979-1980

Professor Peter H. Venables

1978-1979

Professor Philip Marcus Levy (b. 4 February 1934, d. 23 January 2011) obituary

1977-1978

Professor Alan Douglas Benson Clarke (b. 21 March 1922, d. 13 December 2011)

1976-1977

May Alison Davidson (b. 14 November 1914, d. 5 January 1982) obituary

1975-1976

Professor Jack Tizard (b. 25 February 1919, d. 2 August 1979) obituaryODNB

1974-1975

Professor Oliver Louis Zangwill (b. 1913, d. 1987, aged 74) obituaryODNB

1973-1974

Emeritus Professor Brian Malzard Foss (1921-1997) obituary

1972-1973

Professor Max Hamilton (b.1912, d. 6 August 1988, aged 76) obituaryODNB

1971-1972

Professor Harry Kay (b. 22 March 1919, d. 14 December 2005) obituary

1970-1971

Professor Harry Gwynne Jones (b. 1918, d. 5 March 1985, aged 66) obituary

1969-1970

Professor Robert John Audley

1968-1969

Boris Semeonoff (1910-1998) obituaryinterview

1967-1968

Professor George Seth (d. 28 July 1990, aged 85) obituary

1966-1967

Grace Rawlings (d. 12 August 1988, aged 79) obituary

1965-1966

Professor George Westby (d. 23 July 1984, aged 75) obituary

1964-1965

Donald Eric Broadbent (b. 1926, d. 10 April 1993, aged 66) obituary'Donald Broadbent' by Dianne Berry (2002)

1963-1964

Professor Arthur Summerfield (b. 31 March 1923, d. 10 September 2005, aged 82) obituary

1962-1963

Professor George C. Drew

1961-1962

Professor Edwin A. Peel (b. 1911, d. 10 June 1992, aged 81) obituaryODNB

1960-1961

Professor James Drever (Secundus) (b. 21 January 1910, d. 1 November 1991) (obituary: © University of Dundee)

1959-1960

Emeritus Professor Frederick Viggers Smith (d. July 2006, aged 94) obituary

1958-1959

Emeritus Professor Magdalen D. Vernon (d. 1991, aged 90) obituary

1957-1958

Professor Alec Rodger (d. February 1982, aged 74)

1956-1957

Dr Eric Benjamin Strauss (d. 11 January 1961, aged 66) obituary

1955-1956

Emeritus Professor Leslie S. Hearnshaw (d. 10 June 1991, aged 84) obituary

1954-1955

Professor Philip E. Vernon (b. 1905, d. 28 July 1987, aged 82) obituaryODNB

1953-1954

Arthur Rex Knight (b. 9 May 1903, d. 12 March 1963) obituary

1952-1953

Cecil Alec Mace (b. 1894, d. 7 June 1971, aged 76) obituary

1951-1952

William Brown (1881-1952) obituary (BJSP)obituary (BJMP)ODNB

1950-1951

Frederic Charles Bartlett (b. 1886, d. 30 September 1969, aged 82) obituaryODNB

1949-1950

Robert Henry Thouless (b. 1894, d. 25 September 1984, aged 90) obituaryODNB

1948-1949

Dr Stanley J.F. Philpott (d. 6 September 1962, aged 64) obituary

1947-1948

Charles Wilfred Valentine (b. 1879, d. 26 May 1964, aged 84) obituaryODNB

1946-1947

Robert John Bartlett (b. 1879, d. March 1980, aged 101)

1945-1946

Sir Godfrey H. Thomson (b. 1881, d. 1955, aged 74) obituary (Bulletin)obituary (BJSP)ODNB

1944-1945

Dr Millais Culpin (b. 1874, d. 14 September 1952, aged 78) obituary (BJMP), obituary (Br J Ind Med)ODNB

1943-1944

Tom Hatherley Pear (b. 1886, d. May 1972, aged 86)

1941-1943

Professor Sir Cyril Lodowic Burt (b. 3 March 1883, d. 10 October 1971) obituaryODNB

1938-1941

Professor Albert William Wolters (1883-1961) obituary'Albert William Wolters' by M.D. Vernon (1950)

1935-1938

Professor James Drever (Primus) (b. 1873, d. 11 August 1950) obituary © University of Dundee Archive URSF/5/3/6

1932-1935

Professor John Carl Flügel (1884-1955) obituaryODNB

1929-1932

Beatrice Edgell (1871-1948) obituary'Beatrice Edgell: An Appreciation' by Elizabeth Valentine (2001); 'Beatrice Edgell' by Elizabeth Valentine (2001);                       

1926-1929

Dr F.A.P. Aveling (b. 28 December 1875, d. 6 March 1941)

1923-1926

Professor Charles Edward Spearman (b. 10 September 1863, d. 17 September 1945) obituaryODNB

1920-1923

Charles Samuel Myers (b. 13 March 1873, d. 13 October 1946) obituary in The Lancet'Charles Samuel Myers' by Alan Costall (2001)ODNB

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