Elected: 1984
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor Malcolm Murray Campbell FRSE
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Malcolm Murray Campbell, Murray to his family and Malcolm to his colleagues and friends, was born in Glasgow on 22 August 1943, the eldest of four children. Both his mother’s and father’s families came from Isle of Lewis but his father’s parents migrated to Canada after the First World War. Malcolm’s father grew up in Canada and returned to Scotland at the outbreak of war, becoming a gunner in the Royal Navy.