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Obituaries

James Thompson, 1932-2015 Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

One of the foremost academic librarians of his generation has died

Derek Pugh, 1930-2015 Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

One of the world’s leading experts on organisational psychology, known for representing how organisations work with “detail, breadth and rigour”, has died

Katharine Worth, 1922-2015 Subscription

19 February 2015 | By

A leading theatre scholar who worked closely with the playwright Samuel Beckett has died

Andrew Thomson, 1936-2014 Subscription

12 February 2015 | By

One of the leading figures in post-war British management education has died

Robert Berner, 1935-2015 Subscription

5 February 2015 | By Harriet Line

The “Picasso of low-temperature geochemistry” has died

Ulrich Beck, 1944-2015 Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

One of the leading sociologists of his generation has died

Carl Degler, 1921-2014 Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

A Pulitzer prizewinning American historian who made major contributions to the study of women, African Americans and the poor has died

Anselm Citron, 1923-2014 Subscription

15 January 2015 | By

A pioneer of accelerator technologies who was among the first scientists to work at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) has died

Ivor Grattan-Guinness, 1941-2014 Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

A leading historian of mathematics and logic has died

David Stoddart, 1937-2014 Subscription

1 January 2015 | By

One of the world’s leading authorities on coral reefs has died

John Hibbs, 1925-2014 Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

A leading figure in the world of road transport, credited by some with creating the discipline of transport economics, has died

Roy Bhaskar, 1944-2014 Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

The chief architect of the philosophy of critical realism has died

Bernd Magnus, 1937-2014 Subscription

4 December 2014 | By

A leading expert on the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, who was a child survivor of the Holocaust, has died

Rona Woodward, 1964-2014 Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

A leading social work academic whose research on disadvantaged young people was always “founded in the principle of social justice” has died

Carol Lancaster, 1942-2014 Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

A leading figure in US foreign policy and a dean at Georgetown University, who was described by Hillary Clinton as “a true champion for human development and women’s progress”, has died

Leonore Davidoff, 1932-2014 Subscription

13 November 2014 | By

A historian who pioneered new approaches to gender, women’s and social history has died

Christine Temple, 1958-2014 Subscription

6 November 2014 | By

The founding professor and first head of the department of psychology at the University of Essex has died

Victoria Henshaw, 1971-2014 Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

A pioneer in the field of sensory studies and urban design has died

Leonard Marsh, 1930-2014 Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

A leading authority on primary education who served for more than 20 years as principal of what is now Bishop Grosseteste University has died

Sabine Wichert, 1942-2014 Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

An academic and greatly respected poet who spent more than 35 years in the School of History at Queen’s University Belfast has died

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