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Francis Edward "Ed" Corrigan FRS (born 10 August 1946 in Birkenhead) is a British mathematician, theoretical physicist,[1] and professor at the University of York.[2]

Ed Corrigan
Francis Edward Corrigan

(1946-08-10) 10 August 1946 (age 72)
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical physics
InstitutionsUniversity of Durham
University of York
ThesisAmplitudes and Vertices in Dual Models (1972)
Doctoral advisorIan T. Drummond
David Olive


He attended St Bede's College, Manchester 1957-65 and earned a BA (1968) and PhD (1972) at the University of Cambridge.[3] He was Addison Wheeler Fellow in the Department of Mathematical Sciences Durham University 1972–74, CERN Fellow 1974–75, and worked at Durham from 1976 to 1999 (including as Head of Department 1996–98). He then moved to the University of York where he was Head of Department of Mathematics 1999–2004, 2005–2007 and 2011–2015. He was Principal of Collingwood College, Durham, from 2008 to 2011. His publications can be found via INSPIRE.