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McGettrick, Andrew D., b. 1944, computer scientist
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Andrew McGettrick originally studied pure mathematics at the University of Glasgow where he obtained his BSc (1st class) degree in 1966. He began his teaching career in 1969 as lecturer in computer science at the University of Strathclyde. He was subsequently reader, 1982-1983, and personal professor, 1983-1985. McGettrick then became professor of computer science, taking on the role of chairman and head of the Department of Computer Science, 1984-1990 and 1996-2004.
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University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)
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Dates of the relationship
1969 to date
Description of relationship
Andrew McGettrick was lecturer in the department of computer science before gaining a professorship in 1985.
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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Created by Carol Stewart, March 2010.