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David Phillips CBE FRSC (born 1939) is a British Chemist specializing in photochemistry and lasers, and was President of the Royal Society of Chemistry from 2010 to 2012.
Education and early life Edit
Phillips was born 3 December 1939 in Kendall, lived in South Shields and attended the Grammar School. He studied at the University of Birmingham attaining a BSc and PhD.