Awards & Winners

Basil Schonland

Date of Birth 02-February-1896
Place of Birth Grahamstown
(South Africa, Eastern Cape, Cacadu District Municipality)
Nationality South Africa
Profession Physicist
Sir Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland OMG CBE FRS was noted for his research on lightning, his involvement in the development of radar during World War II and for being the first president of the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

Awards by Basil Schonland

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Hughes Medal
(For his work on atmospheric electricity and of other physical researches.)