Paul O'Brien (chemist)

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Paul O'Brien CBE FRS FREng FRSC[1][2] (22 January 1954 – 16 October 2018)[3] was a British chemist. He was professor of Inorganic Materials at the University of Manchester where he was head of the School of Chemistry from 2004 to 2009 and head of the School of Materials from 2011 to 2015.

O'Brien was made Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in January 2016.

O'Brien died on 16 October 2018 at the age of 64.[4]

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  1. Anon (2015). "Professor Paul O'Brien FRS". London: Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2015-11-17. One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the royalsociety.org website where:

    "All text published under the heading 'Biography' on Fellow profile pages is available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License." --Royal Society Terms, conditions and policies at the Wayback Machine (archived 25 September 2015)

  2. Anon (2013). "Certificate of election EC/2013/26: Paul O'Brien". London: Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2015-09-29.
  3. O’BRIEN, Prof. Paul. 2016 (online Oxford University Press ed.). Oxford. U59835. Missing or empty |title= (help) (subscription required)
  4. October 2018, Voice of The Royal Society of Chemistry19. "Paul O'Brien, former vice president of Royal Society of Chemistry, dies aged 64". Chemistry World.