Elected: 1939
Discipline: Unspecified at this time
Dr Cecil Arnold Beevers FRSE
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The death of Dr C. Arnold Beevers, Reader Emeritus in Crystallography at the University of Edinburgh on 16 January 2001 was the passing of a great man, who was scientist, teacher, inventor, humanitarian and humorist in a rare combination. He was born in Manchester on 27th May 1908, but his family moved shortly afterwards to Liverpool, a city of which he was always proud. He obtained a B.Sc in Physics from the University of Liverpool in 1929, and a D.Sc in 1933. While there he was greatly influenced by Professor Lionel Wilberforce, whose well-designed springs and clamps Arnold never tired of demonstrating