(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell(1943-), Physicist and radio astronomer
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President of the Institute of Physics and Visiting Professor, Oxford University. Burnell was born in Belfast and educated at the University of Cambridge. In 1991 she was appointed Professor of Physics at the Open University, a position she held for ten years. She is most recognised for her contributions to the fields of physics and radio astronomy. Burnell was President of the Royal Astronomical Society (2002-4).