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'An Autobiography by Lucy Joan Slater of Cambridge': Chapter 8: Becoming a Mathematician, 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Slater 1/8
Scope and Contents Pages 109-123 (there is no page 108). L J S begins the chapter by recalling early influences on her as a mathematician, particularly Miss Amelia Trout, and Professor Davies. Coming towards the end of her honours degree, she attended various interviews for teaching and was offered various posts but decided on research instead. She attended interviews at both Westfield College and Bedford College in London. At the latter she was interviewed by Prof W N Bailey who was ‘looking for some...
Dates: 1990