Walter Laing MacDonald Perry, Baron Perry of Walton, OBE, FRS, FRCP, FRSE was a distinguished Scottish academic. He was the first Vice Chancellor of the Open University.Life Perry was born in Dundee, son of Flora and Fletcher Perry, and educated at Ayr Academy, and the High School of Dundee. He studied medicine at the University of St Andrews graduating with an MB ChB in 1943, his MD in 1948 and a DSc in 1958. Between 1944 and 1946 he worked as a Medical Officer in Nigeria. He later worked as a scientist for institutions like the Medical Research Council. In particular he became an expert on polio. He had a reputation for following the scientific method rigorously.Source: Wikipedia
Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland
University in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
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