Alan Tallentire 1929-2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Alan Tallentire, a much-loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather on October 6th 2022.

Alan Tallentire was a Microbiologist, Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester, School of Health Sciences, Division of Pharmacy & Optometry. He was a prominent figure of radiation sterilisation since 1963 when he started as an advisor to the Food and Medical Group at the UKAEA Wantage Research Laboratory. He has held various positions at the UK Panel on Gamma and Electron Irradiation, the UK Association for Radiation Research, and the International Association for Radiation Research. He published many important papers and spoke at events around the world for five decades.

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