Pictures from the days celebrations
Brian Shaw celebrated his 100th birthday as the guest of the Department of Chemistry at Nottingham University. Many of his friends, former students and colleagues were there to congratulate Dr. Shaw.
A number of guests were invited to speak on the subject of demonstration lectures, providing an entertaining and and at times very noisy programme of events.
Col. Brian Shaw arrived and was welcomed by Sir Colin Campbell (centre)
and Prof. Mike Chesters, Head of Chemistry.
Prof. Martyn Poliakoff chaired the events before tea, which included a lecture from Dr David Jones ( 1996 Shaw Medallist), University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, who lectured on `Convincing Postmodern Demonstrations'
tea Colonel Shaw was presented with a birthday cake, complete with 100
Colonel Shaw then cut the cake, under the gaze of the Vice-Chancellor
This year's Shaw Medallist, Dr. Ann Hubbard, then gave her colourful lecture "To planet Earth, with love from chemistry" which earned her the Shaw Medal for 1998. She was assisted by Dr. John Hanson.