#7786 Overall Influence

Thomas Graham

Chemist

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Thomas Graham was a British chemist known for his pioneering work in dialysis and the diffusion of gases. He is regarded as one of the founders of colloid chemistry.Life Graham was born in Glasgow, and educated at the High School of Glasgow. Graham's father was a successful textile manufacturer, and wanted his son to enter into the Church of Scotland. Instead, defying his father's wishes, Graham became a student at the University of Glasgow in 1819. There he developed a strong interest in chemistry, studying under Professor Thomas Thomson, who was impressed and influenced by the young man. He left the University after receiving his MA in 1824.

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University of London

Federal research university in London, England

University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#307 World Rank
Chemistry
#2020 World Rank
Physics