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By Alison Wilson

Rosemary Murray (1913-2004) was once the eldest of six youngsters in a contented, gifted and vigorous family members whose deeply-engrained perspective of provider to the group she inherited. She studied chemistry at Oxford, turning into one of many first girls at LMH to accomplish a DPhil. in technological know-how, and commenced an educational profession as a lecturer at Royal Holloway university. The charmed international of Rosemary's youth and pupil days vanished all of sudden with the outbreak of conflict. Enlisting within the WRNS as a score, she served from 1942- forty six, reaching the rank of leader Officer. Post-war she was once head-hunted by means of Cambridge college as Demonstrator in Chemistry mixed with a Lectureship at Girton collage. right here she took an interest in women's schooling, witnessing the luck of the lengthy conflict to permit girls to take levels and turning into a committee member of the 3rd beginning organization, a circulate to establish a 3rd women's collage. ultimately, whilst New corridor used to be begun, she grew to become its first Tutor-in-Charge, and later, President. She went directly to develop into the 1st girl Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

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