Edmund Clifton Stoner
The eminent Theoretical Physicist E.C. Stoner was lecturer, reader and then professor at the University of Leeds from 1924 to 1963. You can find out more about his career and contributions to the world of science by clicking on the following links:
The University of Leeds library also holds many original documents, images and correspondence belonging to E.C. Stoner. Click here to view a selection of scans from these collections, and follow the links to see what else the library has available.
This Blue Plaque, which can be found on the Physics building of the University of Leeds (known as the E.C. Stoner Building), was unveiled on 18th March 1996 by Stoner’s widow. It commemorates Stoner’s appointment as the first Professor of Theoretical Physics at Leeds in 1939, and his distinguished research which covered the structure of atoms, white dwarfs in the far reaches of outer space, and the theory of ferromagnetic materials.