Robert Haszeldine (OS 1942)

Date of birth: 3rd May 1925
Died: 13th October 2016
Notes: Professor Haszeldine's funeral was held on Friday 11th November 2016.

Stockport Grammar School was saddened to receive the news that Professor Haszeldine passed away on 13th October 2016. Robert studied at Birmingham University initially during the war, then onto Cambridge University for his PhD and further research. A highly successful career working with fluorine chemistry, and consultancy in this field to industry both in the UK and abroad, resulted in him becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society as well as being awarded medals for his ground breaking work.