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Prof Grenville Turner (FRS) - personal details

Contact details

Role: Emeritus Professor

Tel: 0161 275-0401

Location: Williamson Building-G56
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Academic History
BA (Cambridge) 1958
DPhil (Oxford) 1962
Assistant Professor, Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, 1962 - 1964
Lecturer in Physics, University of Sheffield, 1964 - 1974
Senior Lecturer, 1974 - 1979, Reader, 1979 - 1980
Research Associate in Nuclear Geophysics, California Institute of Technology, 1970 - 1971
Professor of Physics, University of Sheffield, 1980 - 1988
Professor of Isotope Geochemistry , University of Manchester, 1988 - 2002
Research Professor, University of Manchester, 2002 - present

Professional Honours and Awards
Fellow of the Royal Society, 1980
Fellow of the Meteoritical Society, 1980
Fellow of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry, 1996
Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, 1996
Rumford Medal, Royal Society, 1996
Leonard Medal, Meteoritical Society, 1999
Urey Medal, European Association of Geochemistry, 2002
Gold Medal, Royal Astronomical Society, 2004