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A triple degree success.

A professor has kept it in the family scoring a hat-trick at Newcastle University.

Bernard Weiss, 57, collected his doctor of engineering degree ( his third degree from the university in just over 30 years.

Prof Weiss, who was born in Gosforth, Newcastle, received his first degree, a BSc, in 1971 and was awarded a PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1975.

In 1940, Prof Weiss' mother Frances, now 90, graduated from the university with a bachelors degree in medicine.

Her late husband, Joseph, Prof Weiss' father, joined the newly-formed King's College as a demonstrator in the Department of Chemistry.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Dec 9, 2005
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