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Franklin, Ursula M., 1921-2016

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Personal name headingFranklin, Ursula M., 1921-2016
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Variant(s)Franklin, U. M. (Ursula M.), 1921-2016
LocatedToronto (Ont.)
Birth date1921-09-16
Death date2016-07-22
Place of birthMunich (Germany)
Place of deathToronto (Ont.)
Field of activityArchaeometry Pacifism Peace movements
AffiliationTechnische Universita╠łt Berlin
University of Toronto Ontario Research Foundation
Profession or occupationMetallurgists College teachers Pacifists
Found inTushingham, A. D. Studies in ancient Peruvian metalworking, 1979: title page (..., Ursula M. Franklin and ...) page 1 (Dr. Ursula Franklin of the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science in the University of Toronto)
An Examination of prehistoric copper technology and copper sources in Western Arctic and Subarctic North America, 1981: title page (U.M. Franklin ...)
Origins of Chinese civilization, [1983]: page xv-xvi (Ursula Martius Franklin is a Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the University of Toronto, a Research Associate of the Royal Ontario Museum, and an Affiliate of the University of Toronto's Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. Her research has centered on the characterization of ancient materials in general and on the development of bronze technology in China in particular)
The real world of technology, 2004: title page (Ursula M. Franklin)
Ursula Franklin speaks, 2014: title page (Ursula Martius Franklin)
Globe and mail, 25 July 2016, online, viewed 4 August 2016 (Ursula Franklin, acclaimed Canadian scientist, educator and Holocaust survivor died Friday [22 July] at the age of 94; born in Munich, Germany, in 1921, and educated in Berlin; imprisoned in a Nazi work camp because her mother was Jewish; received PhD in experimental physics from the Technical University of Berlin in 1948 and the following year emigrated to Canada to became a postdoctoral student at the University of Toronto; for the next 15 years, worked as a senior research scientist at the Ontario Research Foundation, specializing in the study of metals and alloys and pioneering the field of archaeometry; in 1967, rejoined U of T and became the first female professor of what is now known as the department of materials science and engineering; a Quaker and a pacifist)
Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 4 August 2016 (Ursula Martius Franklin, C.C., O.Ont., Ph.D., LL.D, F.R.S.C.; Toronto, Ontario; Companion of the Order of Canada, awarded on October 21, 1992, invested on April 21, 1993 (Professor emeritus of metallurgy and materials science at the University of Toronto, she is a particularly appropriate role model for women preparing for non-traditional careers. A respected scientist concerned with a broad range of issues, she remains an inspiration to those working in the areas of education, science, engineering and environmental awareness. This is a promotion within the Order); Officer of the Order of Canada, awarded on December 14, 1981, invested on April 21, 1982 (The pioneering work of this researcher in experimental physics, born in Berlin, has applied its research techniques to the study of archaeology. Her success has led to the establishment of a graduate course at the University of Toronto, where she is a professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science. A Quaker, she has been prominent in the promotion of peace, international understanding, the role of women and the "conserver society"))
Amicus database, viewed 4 August 2016 (authorized access point: Franklin, Ursula M., 1921- )
Not found inDictionary of Canadian biography online, viewed 4 August 2016