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Dr Cherry Lewis

Dr Cherry Lewis

Dr Cherry Lewis
B.Sc.(Bristol), Ph.D.(Open)

Research Fellow

Area of research

History of Geology

31 Great George St,
Bristol, BS1 5QD
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Research summary

I have an academic background in geology and geochemistry and worked in the exporation side of the oil industry for many years, but my interests now lie in the history of geology. 

A few years ago I wrote a popular science book on the history of dating the age of the Earth entitled The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the Earth. Last year (2017) The Enlightened Mr Parkinson was published, which is a biography of James Parkinson (1755-1824) who gave his name to Parkinson's Disease.

Parkinson championed the poor and underprivileged, advising them ...

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