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Dr. John D. BARROW Director of the Millennium Mathematics Project and Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge

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1971-1974 Van Mildert College, Durham University
1974-1977 Magdalen College and Department of Astrophysics, Oxford University
1977-1978 Astronomy Department, University California Berkeley (Lindemann Fellow)
1977-1980 Christ Church and Department of Astrophysics, Oxford (Junior Research Lecturer)
1980-1981 Physics Department, University California Berkeley (Miller Fellow)
1981-1988 Lecturer, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1986-1987 Nuffield Foundation Science Fellow, University of Sussex
1988-1989 Senior Lecturer, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1989 Reader, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1989-1999 Professor, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1989-1990 Acting Director, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1992-1993 Royal Society Leverhulme Fellow, University of Sussex
1994-1999 PPARC Senior Fellow, University of Sussex
1995-1999 Director, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
since 1999 Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
since 1999 Director, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge
since 1999 Professorial Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge
2004-2007 Vice President, Clare Hall, Cambridge
2003-2007 Gresham Professor of Astronomy, Gresham College, London
2005 First Eastern Visiting Cambridge Professor (China and Hong Kong)
2006 Li Ka Shing Foundation Visiting Scholar (China and Hong Kong)
since 2007 Fellow of Gresham College
since 2008 Gresham Professor of Geometry, Gresham College

Mitgliedschaften

Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS)
Fellow of the Institute of Physics and Chartered Physicist (CPhys FInstP)
International Astronomical Union, Member of Commission 47
L'Academie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences, Corresponding Member
Forum Fellow, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland 1999, 2000
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), elected 1999
International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR), elected 2002
Fellow of the Royal Society of London (FRS), elected 2003

Publikationen

Author of more than 425 scientific articles on cosmology and astrophysics and 20 books, translated into 28 languages, these include:
The Left Hand of Creation: The Origin and Evolution of the Expanding Universe, 1983
The World Within the World, 1988
Theories of Everything: The Quest for Ultimate Explanation, 1991
Pi in the Sky: Counting, Thinking and Being, 1992
Perche il Mondo e Matematico?, 1992
The Origin of the Universe, 1993
The Artful Universe, 1995
Impossibility: the limits of science and the science of limits, 1998
The Constants of Nature: From Alpha to Omega, 2002
The Infinite Book: A Short Guide to the Boundless, Timeless and Endless, 2005
Cosmic Imagery: Key Images in the History of Science, April 2008
One Hundred Essential Things You Didn t Know You Didn't Know, December 2008

Auszeichnungen

Samuel Locker Award in Astronomy, 1989
Kelvin Medal, Royal Glasgow Philosophical Society, 1999
Italian Theatre Awards, Premio Ubu Prize for best play (awarded for Infinities), 2002
Italgas Prize for Promulgation of Science (awarded for Infinities), 2003
Lacchini Prize and Medal of the Unione Astrofili Italiani, 2005
Templeton Prize, Templeton Foundation, 2006