Person: Mackenzie (2), Gladys Isabel
Gladys Mackenzie graduated from the University of Edinburgh and became an assistant in the Natural Philosophy department. She moved to Newnham College Cambridge and late to Bristol University and Queen Elizabeth College London. She published papers on X-ray spectroscopy.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- In 1919 Mackenzie matriculated in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Edinburgh giving Church of Scotland as her Religious Denomination.
- After working in Edinburgh for two years, Mackenzie was appointed to a Lectureship in Physics at Newnham College, Cambridge in 1926.
- Miss Mackenzie graduated with First-Class Honours in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy as recently as 1924.
- Miss Mackenzie is an M.A. and B.Sc. of Edinburgh University, and she was a demonstrator in the Physics Laboratory of Edinburgh University at the time of her appointment.
- Gladys Mackenzie joined the Edinburgh Mathematical Society in March 1925.
Born 2 May 1903, Edinburgh, Scotland. Died 22 February 1989, North York, Ontario, Canada.
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Origin Scotland, Women
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive