Papers of Peter J Fish

Scope and Content

Includes: personal and biographical material; material relating to publications and reviewing; material relating to conferences at which P J Fish presented papers; material relating to teaching and training, including lecturing at University of Wales; research projects; grey literature.

Administrative / Biographical History

Peter Fish was born in 1946 in Canterbury, Kent. He was educated at: Dover Grammar School for Boys; Queen Mary College, University of London; and, the Physics Department at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, London. He was: Basic Grade Physicist (later Senior Grade Physicist) at King’s College Hospital, 1968-79; Visiting Research Fellow at Bowman Gary Medical School, USA, 1979-80; a Non-Clinical Scientist at the MRC Clinical Research Unit, Harrow, 1980-84; Senior Research Fellow at Brunel University, 1984-86; Principal Physicist, North Wales Medical Physics Service (later Acting Director), 1986-96; Senior Research Fellow (later Professor) at University of Wales, Bangor, 1986-2003. He died suddenly in 2003. According to an obituary, Peter Fish "made major scientific and equipment design contributions to the development of the use of ultrasound and the Doppler effect to measure blood flow".