Passing of Dr John Belward

Dear AustMS Members

It is with sadness that I inform you of the passing of  Dr John Belward on the 22nd of February 2021.  

John was a long standing member of ANZIAM and AustMS since 1965.

Our deepest condolences to his family.  

Professor Stephen James Pride

Dear AustMS members

I regret to inform you of the death of Professor Stephen James Pride (Steve), in Glasgow on 21 October 2020.

Steve was a prominent Geometric Group Theorist with Australian roots, and a long-term member of the Australian Mathematical Society.

He was born in Melbourne in 1949, graduated BSc in Mathematics from Monash University in 1971, and PhD in Group Theory from the Australian National University in 1974, under the supervision of Mike Newman.

He spent most of his career at the University of Glasgow.

He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1992.

Jim Howie  

[Ed: you can see Professor Pride’s publications in MathSciNet here]