Overend, William George

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OVEREND, William George

OVEREND, William George. British, b. 1921. Genres: Chemistry, Education, Biography. Career: Ed., Chemical Science Texts Series, English Univs. Press., since 1960. Professor Emeritus, University of London, since 1987 (Reader in Organic Chemistry, 1955-57, Professor of Chemistry, 1957-87; Master of Birkbeck College, 1979-87). Assistant Lecturer in Chemistry, University College, Nottingham, 1946-47; Research Chemist, Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., and British Rubber Producers' Research Association, 1947-49; Hon. Research Fellow, 1947-49, and Lecturer in Chemistry, 1949-55, University of Birmingham; Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow, 1987-89. Publications: The Use of Tracer Elements in Biology, 1951; (ed.) Programmes in Organic Chemistry, vols. I-VIII; articles in Chemistry and Industry, Chemistry in Britain and Journal of The Chemical Society. Address: The Retreat, Nightingales Lane, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. HP8 4SR, England.